Bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms and anywhere else with higher than normal moisture or open water sources should be drywalled using paperless drywall to prevent mold and moisture retention. Other than the obvious aesthetic consequences of mold, it can greatly reduce indoor air quality and become a health concern. When installing paperless drywall, keep in mind that many brands are made from fiberglass, if this is true of the product that you are using try to avoid contact with bare skin as it can be an irritant. Also, use caution when moving and placing the sheets, it is often reported that they break more easily than standard drywall. Tags: Athens GA green building, green building, Green Construction, green homes, Sustainable Construction
Paperless Drywall on Wet Walls
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