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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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Paperless exterior gypsum board (a "sheet rock": recall that rocks don't burn) is used as an exterior sheathing to support a fully adhered membrane (or a liquid-applied membrane) water control, air control layer and vapor control layer.
Sheet rock can be a contaminant, as can treated wood and any building materials containing asbestos, Garr says.
We anchored the design to the bottom of the bar joists, so there was no need to sheet rock all the way to the ceiling.
Telehandlers became very popular during the '90s because the few suppliers out there that knew what they were doing were able to capitalize on the versatility of the machines and show the rental equipment industry that every builder had to have at least one of these machines sitting at the jobsite ready to lift bricks, mortar, sheet rock and lumber to the floors above the ground level.
Using a sheet rock saw or utility knife, a vertical rectangle is cut out of the wall between two studs and the cabinet is inserted into the hole and anchored in place with screws driven into the studs.
Carefully transfer the slab to a piece of sheet rock. Transfer it gently to your hand and then to the surface you will be working on.
The cover's visual effects are applied and coated by Avery Dennison on sheet rock of Dexflex E1501TF TPO extruded by Spartech in Portage, Wisconsin.
Imagine the greatest gorge know to mad-ove a hundred miles of it - where multicolored hues paint sheet rock walls and change with the shadows the light and the seasons.
Finally, the plywood backing with the saw and log attached was placed into the shadowbox and secured with several 1-inch sheet rock screws.
We're talking 2x4s and sheet rock. This stuff doesn't stop any but the most frangible bullet.