Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?

Register for full online access.

 
 
 
 

More stories about Drywall

  • 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

    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.

  • Common Callbacks

    What are the building blunders you see most often?  Whether it's in exterior, framing or drywall details, there is no shortage of errors to avoid.