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USG Securock UltraLight Glass-Mat Sheathing
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USG Securock UltraLight Glass-Mat Sheathing

The panels are up to 20% lighter than other products used under brick and stucco Read more

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Level-5 Drywall Finish vs. Veneer Plaster

Myron Ferguson explains the difference between a Level 5 finish and a plaster skim coat. Read more

Low-Dust Joint Compound
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Low-Dust Joint Compound

Sand finished wallboard without creating a cloud. Read more

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Successful Sound Control

Two researchers dampened the noise from an industrial wood shop next to an office. Here are the details they used. Read more

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Products

Compact excavators, hole saws with stamina, an easy-open utility knife, acrylic block windows, a drywall suspension system for domes, high-capacity toolbags, PVC railings, more Read more

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Products

Recycled underlayment; guard against tannin bleeding; stronger lattice; composite fencing; jamb extensions; more Read more

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Letters

Preventing cracks in wide cedar shingles; full-scale wall layout suggestions; bathroom GFCI code; preventing sags in ceilings drywall; more Read more

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Letters

Drywall codes; back-priming discussion; CAD for Macs; sizing I-joists for clear spans; safety reminder; more Read more

Reducing Drywall Callbacks
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Reducing Drywall Callbacks

A drywall contractor explains the techniques and materials he uses to prevent nail... Read more

Skim-Coat Plaster
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Skim-Coat Plaster

A thin coat of plaster over gypsum blueboard provides the hard, durable,... Read more

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