Sometimes referred to as sheetrock, or gypsum board, drywall is one of the most common materials utlized in commercial construction. Used to form the flat surfaces – like walls and ceilings – in most interior spaces, drywall is an easy-to-use, convenient alternative to plaster. Drywall installations make it possible to flesh out interior spaces in a short period of time with consistent product known for superior sound absorption qualities.
There are a host of different drywall options available, which is why it’s essential to hire drywall experts who are well-versed in the variety of applications. Some jobs call for basic drywall while other projects require specialty products that provide enhanced building properties. Drywall is a great solution for a variety of reasons including:
Sound-absorption – ideal for spaces in any structure where soundproofing is essential, lobbies, open office configurations.
Fire-resistant – increased fire protection delays flames and heat from spreading around rooms, floors and buildings while protecting structural supports.
Moisture-resistant – Also known as green drywall, this type is especially good for spaces subject to higher humidity and moisture.
Eco-friendly – An ecologically-friendly version of drywall contains more recycled materials than basic gypsum drywall and also provides better protection against mold. It’s also useful for keeping out insects/pests.
Paperless – preferable for bathrooms and kitchen facilities. It has a fiberglass coating that not only keeps moisture out but also adds to the structural integrity of the drywall. Strong and long lasting.
Your building project may require a variety of drywall options. Hiring experts like our team at Peninsula Wall + Ceiling is always an easy choice.