Concerned About Drywall Product Type
Wondering if anyone can enlighten me regarding drywall types. My drywall guy just sent his crew out to start hanging today and I didn’t go out there until they were gone for the day (playing it safe due to COVID-19) and when I did, I noticed they used a significant amount of “bright blue” drywall. At first I thought it must be the “moisture resistant” drywall we agreed would go in the entire bathroom…even though it’s significantly (darker/brighter/more “saturated”?) in color than any drywall I’ve personally seen…but I’m no expert. I also noticed they’ve used it in “part” of the kitchen, and we didn’t discuss using moisture resistant drywall in the kitchen. I will get some answers tomorrow, but wanted to pass this by any of you who might be able to help me understand what specifically this is (moisture resistant or not?) and whether the color is normal. I suppose I’m just a little concerned that it could be some unknown product from China, or somewhere else with a fake “American Gypsum” label. Is this color normal for American Gypsum wallboard? I might be over-thinking here, but I know there was a serious problem with Chinese drywall a few years ago, causing health and corrosion problems. The last thing I’d want is to eventually have to tear this out and start over again.
I don’t see anything on the board or the label on the edge that specifically suggests “moisture resistance”…..nor am I finding any bright blue drywall on American Gypsums website….nor am I able to pull anything up based on the bar code number. None of this is very confidence inspiring. Is it possible that this is what is referred to as “pre-decorated” drywall? Photos posted below for anyone who might be able to decipher whether or not I need be concerned.
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