Archives: Drywall

Settlement In Chinese Drywall Dispute

By Todd Fratzel on Drywall

Defective Chinese Drywall Last year we published an article about How To Identify Chinese Drywall after scores of homes in the Southern US reported significant damage due to defective Chinese drywall. This week we’ve learned of news that Knauf Plasterboard Tianjin will fund the drywall replacement in 300 homes located in the Southern US as…

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USG Introduces Ultralight Sheetrock Drywall

By Todd Fratzel on Drywall

Sheetrock® UltraLight Panels First off let me give a hat tip to Charles & Hudson for sharing this story. Thanks Timothy! Drywalling is one of the hardest jobs in construction due to the heavy lifting and extreme mess! Well I’m glad to say things just got a bit easier for drywallers with the introduction of…

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Drywall Time Saver for 9 Foot Ceiling Heights

By Todd Fratzel on Drywall

54 Inch Drywall Sheets Save Time Are you preparing to install drywall in a building or home with nine foot ceilings? Today most building supply warehouses carry drywall sheets in 54 inch widths. 54 inch widths allow you to stack two sheets and create 108 inches or 9 feet! Fewer Joints Standard drywall comes in…

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