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April 11, 2019

GA-231-2019 Assessing Water Damage to Gypsum Board

Guidance on determining whether gypsum board needs to be replaced after exposure to water from all sources. Addresses all project phases from transportation to installed use. […]
April 11, 2019

GA-227-2017 Recommendations for the Prevention of Ceiling Cracking

Guides the user through the methods commonly used to reduce cracking in ceiling joints. Get it now.
April 11, 2019

GA-234-2016 Control Joints for Fire-Resistance Rated Systems

Provides recommendations addressing the use of control joints in fire and non-fire-rated systems. Get it now
April 11, 2019

GA-238-2016 Guidelines for Prevention of Mold Growth on Gypsum Board

Provides guidelines to reduce and prevent mold growth from transportation through installed use of gypsum panel products.  Get it now.
April 11, 2019

GA-225-2019 Repair of Fire-Rated Gypsum Panel Product Systems

Learn how to repair a damaged wall and maintain the system’s fire rating. Addresses repairs of all kinds, from small holes to full-scale replacement of large […]
April 11, 2019

GA-221-2019 Causes, Prevention and Repair of Joint Ridging and Centerline Cracking

Describes the symptoms, causes, and repair methods for joint ridging in gypsum board surfaces. Get it now.
April 11, 2019

GA-618-2017 Building and Inspecting Smoke Barriers

Learn the fundamentals of, and how to comply with, code criteria for smoke barriers. Get it now.
April 11, 2019

GA-230-2019 Vapor Retarder Over Water-Resistant Gypsum Backing Board

Reviews the use and installation of water-resistant gypsum backer boards behind tiles with water-resistant barriers. Get it now.
April 11, 2019

GA-253-2018 Application of Gypsum Sheathing

This code referenced specification describes the minimum requirements for, and the methods of handling, storage, and application of, gypsum sheathing for use as a substrate for […]