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Old 09-13-2011, 07:34 PM   #1
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Victim of the Hurricane ... is drywall hard or expensive to replace????

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Old 09-13-2011, 08:00 PM   #2
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Not really difficult at all, although finishing the joints can be a challenge sometimes. Expensive? Probably after demand goes up after a Hurricane, but, usually it's not that expensive.......depending on your location........$7 - $10 per 4 x 8 sheet.......maybe a bit less in some locales.

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Old 09-13-2011, 11:16 PM   #3
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Victim of the Hurricane ... is drywall hard or expensive to replace????
It depends on how much you're talking about?
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Old 09-15-2011, 12:37 PM   #4
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1. get the correct thickness to match your current drywall - 3/8", 1/2" or 5/8".
2. greenboard for bathrooms and high moisture areas.
3. about $6 a sheet for 3/8" here, varies with thickness.
4. it can be heavy, bring a friend and a pickup truck.
5. it's pretty easy to cut and install (except ceilings), mudding and taping is the worst part (for me anyway).
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:41 PM   #5
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I'd have to agree with "depends on how much" you're talking about. If it's the majority or all of the house, I'd recommend hiring it out.....
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