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More stories about Drywall

  • Stilts Beyond Drywall

    Stilts have been—and continue to be—used for a wide range of purposes beyond hanging and finishing drywall.

  • Court Upholds Homebuilder's Suit for Asbestos-Laced Drywall Mud

    A divided California appeals court upheld an award of $18 million in punitive damages for a homebuilder who claimed he contracted mesothelioma from breathing drywall dust.

  • September 2014 Letters

    Contractor education requirements, bolts for attaching sills to foundations, energy-saving tips, sprinkler mandate

  • 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

    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.