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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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Flooding of property; pipe breaks in ceilings or walls, or standing water necessitates removing sheetrock that has been water-damaged, up to at least a foot or more above the high-water mark.
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"I suppose it was risky," he says, "but we had houses sitting there two to four weeks waiting for Sheetrock."
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The modern facility, designed by DPM Architecture, P.C., features hardwood and carpet tile flooring; sheetrock and acoustical tile ceilings; frosted glass divider walls and doors; sheetrock walls with paint and wallcover finishes; and millwork cabinetry.
"But people want that bonus space, so our finished attic supplies an extra 315 square feet." Sixty percent of buyers are completing the third floor, and 20 percent take initial steps toward finishing--opting only for Sheetrock and subflooring.
In this room-sized piece, close to 25,000 double-edged razor blades, stuck directly into the Sheetrock, create fields of undulating dashes and eddying swirls.
The ceilings are a combination of enclosed white sheetrock soffits and areas open to the structure above in a sunset color.