How Much Does a 5/8” Sheet of Drywall Weigh?

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So, what is the weight of 5/8” drywall? A 5/8 inch thick sheet of Type X drywall weighs 70 to 105 pounds, depending on the size of the sheet. To determine the exact weight of a USG Sheetrock Brand Type X sheet of 5/8″ drywall, simply multiply the total square feet of the sheet by 2.2 pounds per square foot.

What is a Demising Wall? The Wall That Deserves a Little Respect

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A demising wall is a partition that separates one tenant space from another. Why is a demising wall important? Because it usually separates adjacent properties or real estate entities from each other and establishes limits between one property and another. Many Names for a Demising Wall There are many different names for a demising wall. Some call them separation walls,

Drywall Estimating Software Review – The 9 Best Programs

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Drywall estimating software has come a long way. The drywall estimating process is integral to any construction job, large or small. Calculating accurate estimates is necessary for a drywall business to win projects and help anticipate costs before construction begins. Before the age of computers, professional estimators had to calculate everything manually. Construction estimating consisted of using pencils, rulers, and

What’s the Deck Height? Does Anyone Know?

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For thousands of years, civilizations have been constructing buildings of various shapes and sizes. All throughout history, nearly every building ever built was first imagined on some sort of blueprint by an architect. The earliest written work on the subject of architecture is titled, “De architectura” by the Roman architect Vitruvius, sometime early in the first century AD. What is

Top 5 Benefits to Light Gauge Steel Studs – Why Steel is Great

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Light gauge steel studs don’t get much respect. But they are a crucial element to almost every major commercial project. And lately, they are becoming more common in residential buildings as well. Understand the basics, and the numerous benefits of light gauge steel studs to be ready for your next project. Regardless of whether you’re in residential or commercial construction,

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