All posts tagged "drywall"

  • drywall for 9 foot walls
    Tip of the Day: Higher, Wider Drywall

           Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’ http://www.onthehouse.com/tip_audio/2017/2017-06-05.mp3

    • Posted June 5, 2017
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  • all types of wall fasteners
    When you can’t find a stud in the wall [Infographic]

    You can still place pictures or install other items your wall, even when you can’t find a stud to hang it on. Check out this infographic from our library that shows all sorts of wall fasteners:

    • Posted January 18, 2017
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  • home renovation
    Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation

    (BPT) – When asked what kind of upgrades homeowners would like to make in their home, most have a similar wish list that includes features like marble or granite counter tops, an open concept kitchen, a remodeled...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
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  • Purple Drywall
    National Gypsum – PURPLE drywall

    Are your walls ready for life? Let’s face it. No matter how careful you are, an active family can take its toll on the interior of a house – especially on the walls. Depending on the season...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • GP_Gypsum_toughrock-fireguard
    Don’t take Your Drywall Lightly

    Enhanced fire resistance with new, patent-pending 1/2-inch wallboard provides commercial grade fire protection for residential projects Introduced recently at the 2015 National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) annual International Builders’ Show (IBS), Georgia-Pacific Gypsum delivers a new...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • Hanging Pictures on Plaster. drywall, fastener, Walls
    Drywall Fasteners

    Californians know all about good wall fasteners to hold pictures, mirrors and heavy cabinets in place. But you don’t have to live in earthquake country to want to keep things where they belong. The right wall anchor...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Olin_s_Construction_Principles,_Materials,_and_Methods_H._Leslie_Simmons
    Standard Building Procedures

    Question Can you recommend any books or trade publications that deal with standard building procedures? I know that codes vary from area to area, but are there any books that cover from A to Z, general building...

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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  • Hidden Storage in Plain Sight

    Looking for extra places to put things? Your home has all sorts of “hidden” storage space. Today you’ll learn how to open a whole new world (storage-wise) in every room of your home. Behind your drywall and paneling lie...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • insulation_ceiling_roof

    Question I have a problem in my house where the drywall separates from the ceiling and opens up a gap of 1/4″ in the winter. In early spring the gap closes completely and stays that way until...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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  • shower-stall
    Bubbling Paint

    Question My shower room has paint falling off the sheetrock from steam. If I have the shower pan and stall walls replaced, is there anything I can use to cover the other sheetrock surfaces so I don’t...

    • Posted February 23, 2014
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