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Drywall brands?

Is there any differences among brands of drywall? I'm going to be replacing (or covering) some old dry wall and was wondering if I should look for a particular brand. I don't need waterproof or fire resistant drywall, but if there are any quality differences, I'd like to know.


Re: Drywall brands?

Buy whatever your nearest dealer stocks - they all made to meet the same standards, AS LONG AS THEY ARE MADE IN USA.

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If it says "made in China" walk away.


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Since the time of Katrina where the Chinese drywall was discovered to be bad, they are checking it much more closely so it should be OK, but I agree- stay with US-made; it has a far better and longer track record. Check the boards directly- American company names do go onto imported products but each must be labeled with country of origin.


Re: Drywall brands?

FWIW there is NO waterproof drywall

Just sayin

Re: Drywall brands?

Thanks to all. I will make sure to get US made drywall.

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