There are a number of materials that contractors can choose from when designing indoor celings, and the choice should always be made carefully by considering the needs of the building, and the indivisuals who will be frequenting it. Gypsum board, metals and dry-walling are all fine candidates, and each of them has something unique to offer when used. However, there is one material that stands out against the backdrop of the rest due to its versatility, durability and protective prowess; magnesium oxide boards.
What are MGO Boards?
Magnesium oxide boards are manufactured by mixing magnesium oxide with cement to create thin sheets of extremely durable boards that can be used for a range of construction applications. They can be used for flooring, in walls and (more importantly for this discussion) in ceilings. They provide exceptional resistence to weathering, are fire-proof, are excellent at insulating sound and have a range of other benefits as well.
Impervious to the Environment
MGO boards are increadibly resiliant to a number of forces, making them a durable building material. They are fire-proof, excellent at retaining heat, are resistent to weathering, damage from damp and even from insect infestations; which is but one of the reasons why they are an excellent choice for ceiling materials. They will give your celings more longevity and require very little maintenance, meaning that they will cost you less in the long run.
Added Value in Strength
Magnesium oxide boards get their strength from their unique chemical composition. Magnesium and oxygen molecules form strong bonds between them when the boards are manufactured, outfitting this material with additional strength. This means that they will last longer and shrug off damage where other materials will be undermined by them.
Great for the Environment
MGO boards come with a unique benefit not shared by most other materials, and that is that their production has a relatively low carbon-footprint, meaning that their production and use contributes to environmental protection. They can also be recycled or repurposed easily enough, and when ground to powder actually becomes a soil amender. This means that when it goes back into landfills, it has a beneficial effect on the environment instead of a harmful one.
Contact Supertec Ceilings to Learn More
There are many good reasons to opt for magnesium oxide boards in your celings the next time you build on to or renovate your premises. If you would like to know more about sourcing this material, contact a representative from Supertec Ceilings today, or visit our website for further details.