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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers for some frequently asked questions.  If there are other information you need please feel free to contact us.

 

Q:How long have you been in business
A: The business was established in 1971.  This means we have close to 40 years experience in the drywall business. We have seen the business change significantly in this time and are proud to provide state of the art services.

Q: What about dust?
A: Western Drywall Inc. does everything possible to keep your job clean and confining dust to the work area

Q: Do you do repairs?
Yes we do repairs as small as a hole from a doorknob up to large commercial buildings. 

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Did you know that drywall is also known as as gypsum board, wallboard, plasterboard (USA, UK, Ireland, Spain, Australia), Gibraltar board or gib wall and ceiling linings (in New Zealand trademark of Winstone Wallboards), rock lath, Sheetrock (a trademark of USG Corporation, Rigips (Germany and Central Europe - after the Rigips brand), Alçıpan in Turkey, and Plkacoplatre (France).

Did you know that an early drywall product was made using 4 layers of wool felt paper and plaster.  It was called “Sackett Board” and was invented in 1894 by Augustine Sackett.

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