Drywall

Drywall (also known as plasterboard, wallboard or gypsum board) is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper. It is used to make interior walls and ceilings. Drywall construction became prevalent as a speedier alternative to traditional lath and plaster.

In many places, the common term is a genericized trademark such as sheetrock or gyproc.. In New Zealand the category is known as "plasterboard" and proprietary brands include Gib®,


Read more about DrywallHistory, Manufacture, Construction Techniques, Water Damage and Mold, High Sulfur Drywall Illness and Corrosion Issues, Fire Resistance, North American Market, Types Available in The US and Canada, Common Drywall Tools, Levels of Finish

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