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drywall

Also called wallboard or gypsum board,it is a panel of gypsum covered on both sides with paper and used as the primary wall material in home construction. Commonly also called by a particular brand name, Sheetrock.

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Don't look for much sympathy from union drywallers, who know that their bosses have to pay those very same premiums.
Drywallers fasten the 4-by-8-foot plasterboards to wooden studs in homes, offices, churches and other buildings.
As for remodeler complaints that drywallers are sloppy, clean up in neighbor's yards, and have no idea that GCs are in the service business, Redden admits, "They're probably right.
This isn't the Christmas we envisioned,'' said Morse, 36, who works as a drywaller.
In the past, he said, the association also had provided legal services against deportation and criminal-detention cases, "which had given it credibility with the militant immigrant drywaller leadership.
OLD, of ROUND LAKE BEACH, IL won the $5,000 cash grand prize at the "EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO[TM]" (The Best of the Best Drywaller) competition, a contest that identified and awarded the top drywallers in the Chicago area.
He served in the Army National Guard and worked as a drywaller for Ehlers Construction in Eugene.
ATLANTA -- United States Gypsum Company (USG), the manufacturer of top-selling SHEETROCK([R]) Brand drywall and other high-quality finishing products for the construction and remodeling industries, announced today that Efren Alvarado, 26, of Jonesboro, GA won the $5,000 cash grand prize at the EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO[TM]" (The Best of the Best Drywaller) competition, a contest that identified and awarded the top drywallers in the Atlanta area.
He worked as a roofer for many years and most recently was a drywaller for Hathaway's Inc.
USG's "EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO" star drywaller competition will host eight events to identify the top drywaller in the Atlanta area.
won the $5,000 cash grand prize at the EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO[TM] (The Best of the Best Drywaller) competition, which identified and rewarded the top drywallers in Southern California.