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This past year was the first full 365 days of the USG Blog! This platform was created for USG to share insight and thought leadership from our unique perspective as a manufacturer with over a century of experience in the construction industry. With over 25 new articles published this year, there were a few impactful posts from last year that we’d like to highlight.
Here are 5 of the most-read articles from the USG Blog in 2022:
When it comes to controlling moisture and resulting mold growth, it can be hard to separate fact from fiction. But the bottom line is this—mold spores are everywhere, and they can grow on virtually any surface where moisture is present. Consequently, controlling mold growth begins with moisture control through best building practices.
As an industry-leading manufacturer of building products with a complete catalog of innovative solutions for the jobsite, USG is proud of the versatility of its high-strength, reinforced concrete panels that make up the portfolio of USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels. Despite the immense benefits these panels provide for any project, many within the industry return to poured or precast concrete time and again.
Environmental conditions can adversely affect the average jobsite but approach the situation with a unified and detailed plan to address round-the-clock environmental conditions. Not only will this ensure a smooth, seamless finish, but optimal environment conditions can eliminate call-backs and costly re-work, which are often more expensive to repair than the original work.
Depending on the formulation of the core, different gypsum panels perform different functions and are installed differently in critical components of fire and life safety construction. Understanding these differences is imperative to proper design, installation, and performance in a life-safety system.
Sheetrock® Brand celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2017 and USG was the number 1 producer of gypsum wallboard in North America as well as the largest distributor of gypsum board achieved through decades of providing quality products. This legacy is what made Sheetrock® Brand one of the most widely recognized names in the drywall industry and cemented its place as a name synonymous with drywall.
USG understands our position as a trusted figure in the industry and we take pride in sharing the knowledge we’ve accumulated with our dedicated customers and clients. Thank you to anyone who has ever taken the time to read a previous article or shared the blog with a friend or colleague and we look forward to providing you with even more engaging content in the new year and beyond!