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Drywall and plaster make up almost every room. Learn how to install, maintain and repair drywall, plaster and paneling.

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Quiz: Do you have Toxic Chinese Drywall in your Home?

You may have a problem with your walls and ceilings if Chinese drywall was used in their construction. Complaints by consumers have uncovered the fact that some of the Chinese drywall used in the last several years was tainted with toxic chemicals. Take this quiz now to find out if you have enough information to ensure that your walls are safe.


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