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Tuesday, November 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Ask the Builder: How hard can drywall be? Very hard

I’m building a new home. Because of the booming economy and shortage of great help, I might be forced to hang and finish the drywall myself. I’ve done a few …


Ask the Builder: Installing drywall requires more muscle and skill than you might think

Lots of books have been written about the craft of drywall installation and finishing. One of the best is “The Gypsum Construction Handbook” published by USG Corp., one of the …


China: Can’t sue Cabinet-level agency over Chinese drywall

China’s Ministry of Justice has sent back a lawsuit in which thousands of U.S. homeowners say a Cabinet-level agency should pay for damage to their homes from defective drywall made …


Do It Yourself: Installing drywall, avoiding the dust

Q. I plan to install new drywall in my house and will tape and spackle the joints in the usual way. How can I keep the dust down? A. A …


Do It Yourself: Wallpaper removal tricky from drywall

Q. What process do you recommend for removing wallpaper from drywall? We did one room using a liquid chemical remover, and a lot of patching was needed because of marks …