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What is Gypsum Board?

 

Gypsum board, also known as drywall, is a technical material name used by manufacturers for a specific type of board with a gypsum core and a paper facing. Gypsum board is the leading building material for ceiling, wall and partition systems in commercial, residential and institutional structures. This material is designed to provide a monolithic surface when fastener heads and joints are covered with a treatment system.

 

 

What are the advantages of Gypsum Ceilings?

 

Gypsum boards and ceilings offer a variety of benefits including:

 

Sound Isolation

Blocking unwanted sound from adjoining areas is an important consideration when designing a building, mainly when considering the activities of individuals in various parts of the building. Gypsum ceilings and wall systems assist in controlling sound transmission.

 

 

Simple Installation

Gypsum board systems are simple to install for a range of reasons. The panels are moderately large when compared to other materials and come in lengths of 8, 10 and 14 feet. This means that they will quickly cover large ceiling and wall areas. In addition, gypsum board installations only require several tools for their construction.

 

 

Durability

Gypsum board is used to erect strong and high ceilings and walls that provide excellent dimensional durability and stability. Surfaces that are constructed using gypsum board are effortlessly refinished and decorated.

 

 

Versatility

Gypsum board pleases a variety of architectural requirements for design. Performance, ease of application, availability and its adaptability to all kinds of decorations combine to making gypsum board unbeaten by any other surfacing material.

 

 

Economy

Gypsum boards are readily available and simple to apply. In addition, it is a cost-effective wall and ceiling surfacing material that provides a fire resistant interior. Gypsum boards are generally installed at a much lower labour cost than many other alternative systems.

 

 

Looking for Gypsum Board?

 

Here at Supertec Ceilings, we provide a wide range of ceiling solutions including partitioning, access flooring, aluminium ceilings, gypsum board and more! Visit our website today and enquire online for more information on our products and prices.

 

 

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