That is what the drywaller
workers in Southern California have discovered the hard way.
The only woman among the thousands of men on the Southern California drywallers
' picket lines, "Adelita" - Maria Incarnacion Sandoval takes her nickname from a Mexican revolutionary - was beaten, by police, she alleges.
To "eliminate the incentive to waste," John Weiland Homes in Atlanta pays drywallers
and roofers by the job, not by the sheet or shingle, says vice president Eric Price.
Main Street America has also targeted artisan contractors like electricians, HVAC, painters and drywallers
("a very consistent market throughout the economic cycle," Eden says) and one- to two-person business operations with average accounts of about $2,500 in annual premiums--a market the nationals tend to ignore and that is growing as the economy improves.
The largest energy requirement during the construction phase was for fans used by the drywallers
for drying compound over a two-week period.
But by the time you get back to connect switches and outlets, you might find that drywallers
, tapers and painters have covered the label or knocked it off.
These tools are beneficial to all professional tradesmen involved in interior works like painters, decorators, tilers or drywallers
, enabling them to calculate their labor time and material requirements considerably faster.
* I soundproofed the interior walls and floors with R-38 fiberglass batts, but I did not ask the drywallers
to install sound-deadening soft strips between the bottoms of the floor joists and the ceiling drywall.
Once the older fellas that are doing this trade are done, there'll be nobody to take over, and it's very hard even to find drywallers
to do individual projects here in Sudbury"
One of the drywallers
working to build Dream Street notes: "This is how America works: the people who build the houses cant afford one."
However, an organizer who spoke Spanish began to interview the drywallers
and soon discovered that they were all related and from a couple of small towns close to each other in Mexico.