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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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In the fall of 2011, American Gypsum announced a 35 percent price increase for drywall for the following year.
We're eager to help Hebe Drywall reach more home- and business owners in its local community via increased web visibility," states Matt Gallo, a senior Internet marketing strategist with Prospect Genius.
as the rest of the vertical and horizontal dividers after they're covered with drywall.
In fact, our drywall systems are now being specified in many of the prestigious projects in Qatar, such as the Sidra Medical and Research Centre, North Gate Mall, Al Wajba Palace and Lekhwiya Sports Stadium," Al Ani added.
Yet because the gas diffuses through drywall, such exemptions "may put people in multifamily dwellings at risk for unintentional" carbon monoxide poisoning, the study's authors wrote.
Increasing demand for urban housing will drive residential building construction spending and related drywall sales.
Consumers have been fighting legal battles over defective drywall for years, especially in states such as Florida and Louisiana, which used large quantities of drywall after a housing boom and several damaging hurricane seasons.
To wade through these complex liability issues with aplomb, casualty adjusters can learn more at "Chinese Drywall Coverage Decisions: Impact on Future Casualty Claims" at the PLRB/LIRB conference later this month.
With respect to Chinese drywall issues, Mumford is currently representing insurers in coverage litigation in cases addressing both CGL and homeowners' coverages.
KPT has agreed to provide thousands of families the opportunity to recover losses caused by KPT drywall," New Orleans-based lawyer Russ Herman said in a statement.
The odors and corrosion were the result of a high sulfide gypsum and oil shale mix of drywall imported from China between 2001 and 2008.
Under the safe harbor, a taxpayer who does not have a pending claim for reimbursement of damages and does not intend to pursue reimbursement may claim a loss of all unreimbursed amounts paid during the tax year to repair damage from corrosive drywall to the taxpayer's personal residence and household appliances.