how many screws goes into a 4 by 8 sheet of drywall?

I am putting up drywall. How many screws do i use per sheet for the walls? thanks

kelseymh8 years ago
You need to check your local juristiction's building code. Most places just use the UBC (Uniform Building Code). Here's an example inspection checklist from Mercer Island, WA, which shows screws 8" on center for walls, 7" on center for ceilings.