Change your country/region

It looks like you entered an employee email address, but this is the customer sign-in. Use the link below instead.

USG Blog

USG Blog

Gain valuable insight from the most-trusted name in the industry with features on product performance, application how-tos, construction trends, and more!

alt Sustainable Products Lead to Sustainable Practices
USG empowers customers to choose sustainable products that avoid dangerous chemicals and reduce the overall impact on the environment across our entire portfolio.
alt Elevating the Game with STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels can be installed as easily as drywall using common material handling tools, making them ideal for mezzanine construction.
alt USG Has New Expansion at O’Hare International Airport Covered
Lightweight, easy-handling properties of USG Securock® Brand UltraLight Coated Glass-Mat Roof Board made quick work of expansion at O'Hare International Airport.
alt USG Joint Treatment Selection Guide
USG joint compounds and finishing treatments have been developed to meet the needs of our customers, featuring a portfolio filled with unique and adaptable solutions.
alt Future Proof Your Roof with Securock® Brand Roof Boards
Going the extra step to install a roof board or cover board can extend the life of the roof and insulation with impact protection and fire & wind uplift performance.
alt The Importance of Pouring Quality into Every Floor
It’s critical to put quality work into every flooring project, starting with the quality of the materials used. USG has you covered with a Levelrock® solution.
alt Adhesive Shortages Got You Stuck? The USG Solution is Genius™
USG has a solution to adhesive shortages: USG Durock™ Brand Genius™. Solvent-free and pressure-sensitive, this flooring adhesive is ready to ship to the jobsite.
alt Read All About It: New Levelrock® Brochures & Literature Now Available
New USG Levelrock® literature is now available to inform prepping, priming, installation, and more best practices on the jobsite for all your flooring needs.
alt Structurally Sound: USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels & Modular Construction
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels are ideal for modular construction. Learn how the strength & innovation behind these panels set projects up for success.
alt USG Specialty Ceilings Featured in Award-Winning Project
See how USG Ensemble® Acoustical Drywall Ceiling helped elevate a recent AIA award-winning project supporting the legacy of Chicago architecture.
alt USG Ceilings Plus® Barz® Brings Uncompromising Vision to Life on Recent Project
Keep architectural design front of mind with USG Ceilings Plus® Barz®, a dynamic acoustic ceiling solution that combines aesthetic with exceptional performance.
alt Improving on Greatness: USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels
USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels Firecode® X are the next level of sustainable drywall panels with eco-friendly design and impactful productivity benefits.
alt USG Blog: 2021 Year in Review
From the difference between Type X & Type C wallboard to the current state of steel pricing, here's a look back at the USG Blog's best posts from the past year.
alt You Asked, We Answered: Top 10 FAQs of 2021
USG has all the answers to the most frequently asked product questions from the past year—learn expert insights from the creators of Sheetrock Brand® here.
alt Winter Wonderland?: Installing & Finishing in Cold Weather
Bond, delayed shrinkage, beading—if you're wondering why your joint compound is cracked or not performing correctly during wintertime, read up on the basics here.
alt The Effect of Environmental Conditions on Drywall Installation & Finishing
Ridging, Starved Joints, Screw Depressions—learn how negative jobsite conditions can affect the installation of drywall and other gypsum building materials here.
alt Green is Good: Understanding Moisture- and Mold-Resistant Gypsum Panels
What is green board? Learn more about drywall moisture & mold resistance and how USG revolutionized gypsum panels with Mold Tough® technology in this article.
alt In Perfect Harmony: Balancing Fire and Acoustic Performance
The perfect balance of fire and acoustic performance can be complex, but the expertise and insight of USG make truly harmonic design a possibility—learn more.
alt Type X vs. Type C: Not All Gypsum Boards are Created Equal
What's the difference between Type X and Type C drywall panels? Learn the purpose of these gypsum panels in this article from the inventors of Sheetrock® Brand.
alt Back to the Basics: Drywall Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices
Brush up the basics of drywall installation and finish with these tips, tricks, and best practices from USG—industry innovator and inventor of Sheetrock® Brand.
alt USG Surfaces and Finishes: How-To Repair Guides
If you're looking for tips on repairing drywall holes, corner bead, or textured finishes, USG's how-to guide can help you keep your walls and corners flawless.
alt Ceilings Plus® Products Provide Some Extra “Magic” to Recent LA Project
A suite of USG Ceilings Plus® solutions brought clean, beautiful products into a wonderful community space in this recent Los Angeles County project.
alt Made-to-Order Made Easy: USG Design Solutions
USG Design Solutions offers architects and designers an unprecedented solution to creating beautiful spaces with a pre-engineered, made-to-order ceiling system.
alt What’s in a Name: Cleanroom vs. Healthcare Ceiling Panels
Cleanroom and Healthcare ceiling panels are necessary for high-sensitivity areas, but what makes them different? Learn the performance factors of each in this article.
alt Steel Prices on the Rise: How Did We Get Here?
Recent steel pricing has impacted the industry with high prices and higher demand, but how did we get here? Read more to gain insight into this trending topic.
alt Build Beautifully with Paraline® Baffles, True® Wood Panels
USG’s selection of metal and wood ceiling panels provides an eye-catching and high-performing solution to a recent project at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering.
alt A Century of Unrivaled Performance
USG has over a century of innovation in joint compound, highlighted by cutting-edge products like Sheetrock® Brand Ultralightweight All-Purpose Joint Compound and more.
alt You Asked, We Answered: Top 10 FAQs of 2020
We know our products inside and out, but do you? From ceiling panels to joint compound, here are ten of the most popular FAQs from last year.
alt USG Brings European Design to Ceilings Portfolio
With new ceiling products born from European design, USG is primed to serve our customers with cutting-edge solutions. See what’s in store here.
alt Welcome to the USG Blog
The new USG Blog is your source for the latest on product features from the Sheetrock® and Durock® brands, industry news, and more.