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Cold and damp weather conditions can contribute to joint compound bond failure, delayed shrinkage, beading, nail popping, joint shadowing and board...

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Joint ridging, also called beading, is a uniform, fine line deformation occurring at gypsum board joints. It is usually caused by compression of the...

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The protrusion of screw or nail heads above the gypsum panel surface is caused by one or moreof the following: Lumber shrinkage occurring after...

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Job site handling and storage of building materials is essential to reducing the potential for mold growth. Store building materials in areas that...

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When gypsum board is exposed to elevated levels of moisture, an assessment of the potential damage to the gypsum board must be made as to whether...

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Understanding the Six Finish Levels for Drywall, Glass Mat and Gypsum Panels The recommended levels of finish are as follows, as stated in the Gypsum...

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Most homeowners spend countless hours selecting home entertainment systems that carefully replicate the movie theater experience. And, while the...

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Most would consider the selection of state-of-the-art audio and video equipment as the most important factor in designing a home theater or media...

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A dedicated media room with high-tech audio and visual components is among the most desired amenities for new homeowners. Whether you are buying a...

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Learn professional techniques for installing CertainTeed drywall with this handy installation guide. From planning and application to finishing...

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AquaBead® is an easy-to-apply, water-activated,self-adhesive drywall corner that doesn’t blister, bubble, dent or crack and offers fast, easy...

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Understanding the toxic chemical that’s in everything - plus, 4 tips for getting it out of your house  If you thought the last time you’d deal with...

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TV remodeling hosts are always transforming ordinary bathrooms into "spa-like retreats," master bedrooms into "oases of relaxation" but with ...

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Don’t live with dings, dents and holes, with these tools you’re just a few minutes away from picture perfect walls.  Small drywall damage happens to...

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8 tips for creating a safe, healthy space for your new addition  Of all the things soon-to-be-parents need to worry about, building a nursery is...

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Those little protrusions in your new drywall are common and easy to repair Nail Pops and drywall screw pops are a common issue in many homes. They...