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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.
He served in the Army National Guard and worked as a drywaller for Ehlers Construction in Eugene.
He worked as a roofer for many years and most recently was a drywaller for Hathaway's Inc.