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Wallboard & Drywall

  • Banks Battle Borrowers Over Chinese Drywall Settlement Money

    People who lost possession of their homes after discovering contaminated Chinese drywall in the buildings now find mortgage holders staking a claim to a share of the payouts from manufacturers of the defective material.

     
  • FibaFuse Paperless Drywall Tape

    This innovative product is applied like paper tape but won’t stretch when wet, resists mold, and isn’t prone to bubbling.

     
  • Chinese Drywall Maker Loses a Round in Court

    Drywall manufacturer Taishan Gypsum has lost a U.S. appeals court bid to shrug off liability for damage done to U.S. homes by the contaminated material.

     
  • Senco Autofeed Drywall Screw Gun

    See how the new 18-volt Senco DS215-18V autofeed screw gun fared in our field-testing.

     
  • A Drywaller’s Approach to Air Sealing Homes (Subscriber content)

    Air leaks through the building shell can have a significant effect on a home’s durability, energy use, and indoor air quality. Myron Ferguson explains how drywall can be an important part of the air barrier of an enclosure.

     
  • Feds Find Chinese Drywall Health Risk

    A Centers for Disease Control report says that sulfur emissions from defective Chinese-made drywall could indeed cause respiratory symptoms.

     
  • Video Series - High Tech Drywall

    In this seven-part video series, JLC contributor and JLC Live presenter, Myron Ferguson, introduces the latest types of drywall and demonstrates some tips and tricks for working with them.

     
  • Armstrong QuikStix Drywall Grid System

    Armstrong’s QuikStix pre-engineered drywall grid system uses two types of studs. The company claims the system cuts framing time in half.

     
  • DBC Drywall Bridging Connector

    Can be installed with a single screw and is compatible with conventional and proprietary drywall studs.

     
  • Take the Misery out of Drywall Sanding

    Sometimes evolution is slow, but right at the end takes a big leap. Drywall sanding is one of those fortunate beneficiaries of the "finally!" phenomenon.

     
 
 
 
 
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