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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 drywall problems are linked to corrosion of metal in their homes such as electrical components.
How could the industry ever envision that drywall could cause such problems?
For these reasons, it is extremely important that companies having any involvement with Chinese drywall put their insurance carriers on notice of potential claims.
Nicks, gouges and other drywall damage will be done to the paper's facing after each section is finished.
White Lightning's heavy-duty subfloor adhesives, the WL6000 and WL6500 also meet FHA and HUD housing requirements and are ideal for use on subfloors, wet and frozen lumber, tongue and groove flooring, decks, ramps, perches, steps, stairs, drywall, wood, cementitious board, plywood, particleboard, vinyl and aluminum.
The first is applying too much drywall compound over the tape on the joint.
But furnishings were tossed about, drywall cracked, and stucco fractured.
He also says that drywall and concrete can change the quality of the groundwater near a landfill, which raises the question of whether C&D landfills should be lined, similar MSW landfills.
In the case of drywall, the creation of malodorous (and potentially toxic) hydrogen sulfide ([H.sub.2]S) gas in ground-up drywall has caused complaints from some users of alternative daily landfill cover (ADC) made from mixed C&D debris and of remediated soil (RSM) used to make berms and embankments.
One, three birds, is a small plaster blob in which three beer-bottle caps imprinted with images of fowl are embedded, and which sits on a shelf of unfinished drywall. The other, portrait untitled, is a large color photograph of Henriette Wyeth's studio in San Patricio, New Mexico, other shots of which form the basis of a handsome artist's book given away at the gallery.