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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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The project, completed at the end of July of this year, included two new center core bathrooms, new drywall partitions and new acoustical ceiling.
Both vehicles lost their loads, spilling beer and drywall across all lanes of the Golden State Freeway, Ehly said.
So, as a graduate student at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, he and soil scientist Edwin White ground up some virgin drywall and applied it to test plots.
S Drywall & Insulation Contractors Industry - Industry & Market Report, published annually by Barnes Reports, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics.
The Chinese Drywall Complaint Center says, "We get calls almost every day from home buyers in Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, or the Houston metro area about their chilling discovery the home they just purchased contains toxic Chinese drywall.
Scott Simmons of Scott Simmons Drywall said, "Our goal is to educate the community on how to get the best results for all their property improvement projects at any budget.
In reports filed with the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), owners of homes believed to contain the drywall blame it for corroding metals in the household--which could lead to leaking Freon from corroded coils on air conditioning units or electrical shorts due to corroded wiring--and health problems including irritated skin and eyes, nosebleeds and respiratory problems.
New England is also a battleground for the H2S (hydrogen sulfide) controversy surrounding the gypsum drywall portion of alternative daily landfill cover (ADC) created from mixed C&D fines.
High on their "menu" is the paper sheathing on drywall, tape glues and wooden studding.
There are bits for decking, masonry, drywall and steel studs.