Asked in DIY Projects
Can you use blue board and sheet-rock on the same job?
Blue board is generally used instead of sheet rock in areas where you plan on finishing the surface with something like a veneer plaster. In order to use sheet rock for the same purpose, you would first need to prepare the sheetrock by sealing, priming, etc. ...
Asked in Glue and Adhesives
How is vinyl covered wallboard constructed?
I am trying to glue a piece of vinyl wallboard paper over an existing vinyl wallboard to cover a damaged spot. Is there a specific kind of glue to use? I have tried 4 different glues and nothing is working. Do you have any tips for successfully completing this project? firstname.lastname@example.org ...
What type of drywall was used in the 1960?
The standard wallboard and fire resistant wallboard in a large variety of sizes were well established in the 1960's. Other types like moisture resistant and acoustic boards were coming into use . ...
Asked in Home Improvement
When replacing sheet rock can you just put sheet rock over the pre existing sheet rock?
Yes. Be sure to use adhesive between the layers. The screws you should use are called laminating screws. They are slightly larger than the regular drywall screws (Number 9 versus number 8 or 6). Be sure the drywall you intend to cover is in good shape and secure. You don't want both layers falling off the wall. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between regular Sheetrock and Blue board Sheetrock?
Blue or green sheet rock is a semi-water and mold resistant type of sheet rock. It is formulated for use in areas that are inclined to be subject to water exposure. Use around showers and tubs. Also used outside for porch ceilings. ...
Asked in Biology
Why are lichens important in the process of primary succesion?
lichens use photosynthesis to make food and to grow, and they produce acids that help them to absorb nutrients from the rock and the air. these acids break down the rock into soil. ...