The leaves are changing, the nights are getting longer, and that means that winter is on its way. If you’ve chosen to turn your home’s basement into a separate living space – whether it’s a game room, movie lounge, or man cave – you’ve probably discovered the challenges of keeping the room warm. Luckily, we’ve evaluated all the different basement heating options, so you can find the combination that works best for your home and budget.
When you need insulation, will you settle for whatever is available or do you want the best possible products that exceed your expectations and turn your home into a comfortable oasis from the storm? Nobody wants to settle for less, so that means it's time to hit Wallboard Supply Company for your insulation needs. We've spent decades developing our insulation department to become New England's premier supplier of insulation, ensuring that our customers have everything they need. Here's a quick look at some of the high-quality products we have available.
Dolly Parton said it best, "You gotta honk your own horn!" Wallboard Supply Company has spent decades in business working hard to become New England's favorite drywall supply company, and there's a good reason for that. In addition to superior customer service and support services that provide real savings and benefits to contractors, we also pride ourselves on being able to offer a superior selection of drywall products to our customers. Here's a quick overview of what we have to offer:
Recent commentary in the Federal Reserve's Beige Book criticizes new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, blaming the tariffs for the recent changes in steel prices. Using anecdotes from the market, the Book mentions that late March and early April saw drastic rises in steel prices from a number of sources. But are the tariffs truly to blame for the rising price of steel? Like many market forces, it's not a simple matter of a single aspect determining price in this case. Here's a quick look at several other factors that do a better job of explaining the price hikes: a strong rise in construction.
When you’re getting ready to work on a drywall project, final appearance and stability of your project is based from the studs. Usually, wood and metal studs are the basic options available. However, the professionals at Clark Dietrich Building Systems have developed a new option that’s starting to turn heads: EQ Drywall Studs. Aren’t these regular metal studs? No, they’re better!
Fiberglass Insulation: A Look at types, uses, and everything in between (March 1, 2018)
When it comes to the insulation industry’s workhorses, fiberglass is a very strong contender. Often referred to as ‘fiberglass wool,’ because of its many short plastic reinforced glass fibers drawn through tiny openings. To form such fine fibers, the glass must be maintained at 2,500° F during the process of drawing the fiber. Unlike cellulose, fiberglass doesn't settle and lose some of its thermal properties. It is ideal for homes and loud environments because of its superior sound and thermal insulating properties.