Drywall - July 8th, 2021

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In this 67th episode of About the House with Troy Galloway, Troy talks about drywall. Find out what type of drywall to use in your garage to slow a fire from spreading quickly to the rest of your house.

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3:40 Drywall has changed a lot even during the 44 years Troy has been in the construction business

4:15 Plaster has been used a lot longer than drywall and is much more labor intensive

5:15 The United States Gypsum Corporation was founded in 1901

8:00 Old drywall should be tested for lead, asbestos, and formaldehyde

10:00 The American Housing Act of 1949 created a big housing boom

13:15 Plaster in stairwells

14:45 The less joints there are the less chance there is for imperfections

16:10 Types of drywall

16:30 Regular, whiteboard, and smooth board

17:30 Popcorn ceilings are a nightmare to patch

18:05 The color of the drywall helps builders quickly tell the difference

18:30 Greenboard is moisture resistant

19:40 Blueboard

20:05 Fixing plaster pops

21:10 Paperless drywall

23:30 Purple drywall

25:00 Type X is fire resistant

26:45 Sound proofing

31:15 Having drywall hangers and drywall tapers to work together to prevent issues later

34:00 Gluing drywall to studs and ceiling

34:30 Nail pops and drywall screws

35:10 Drywall tape goes over the perimeter nails

35:40 What happens when everything dries

38:00 Practicing drywall techniques in the garage and closets first

40:00 Instant mud

42:00 Getting ruptures out

43:05 Chinese drywall

44:10 Exterior drywall

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