When beginning your insulation project, you must first consider where the insulation is going in your home.
If you could maintain drywall strength while shaving off 20 to 30 percent of the weight, who wouldn’t beat a path to your door to buy it? Since 2010, lightweight drywall stormed onto the market to give relief from the heft of standard wallboards. First developed by United States Gypsum Corporation (USG) and branded Sheetrock UltraLight®, […]
When it comes to building your interior walls, do you understand the fire resistant properties of the products you plan to buy? Wood products, such as paneling, shiplap and wainscot, while not hazardous, per se, offer less resistance and more ready-to-burn fuel to a house fire compared to ordinary drywall and the fire-rated gypsum boards. […]
If you are building a new home or renovating an old one, you may want to take a moment to applaud the inventors of drywall. Were it not for this ubiquitous building material, finishing walls would take about ten times as long. Plus, you would endure the mess and imprecision of slathering your walls with several coats of […]