Environmental Control

Environmental Control By Myron R. Ferguson It was late October in Upstate New York, which is close to my cutoff date for working without heat. It is tough enough trying to do drywall work in the summer months but with colder weather we all really need to be more vigilant with controlling the environment on…

Prep Before Taping

Prep Before Taping By Myron Ferguson What I have always liked about taping drywall is that it is fast moving work. There is a lot of energy in the air when we walk into a freshly hung job and get ready to start embedding the tape. And embedding the tape is really what we want…

Fire-Resistant Drywall

  Fire-Resistant Drywall By Myron Ferguson     The other day I was giving a demonstration on air sealing an attic. I built a box out of drywall scraps to use as a cover for recessed ceiling lights. This box would be fitted so that it sets tight against the drywall ceiling in the attic.…

I JUST NEED ONE GOOD WORKER

I Just Need One Good Worker   By Myron Ferguson aka “That Drywall Guy™” Maybe we all don’t notice the same things. But most people I know joke about road construction crews particularly a crew working on a city street. To most people it looks like there are way too many workers because usually there are…