Applications and Advantages of Plasterboard Ceiling
Easy to install
- Plasterboard ceiling is easy and convenient to install for a variety of reasons. The boards themselves come in relatively large sizes, so the job can be completed quickly. Installing plasterboard ceiling requires very few tools as it can be cut to size with a utility knife or other types of saws. It is attached with screws or nails and is lightweight for easy handling, with two workers able to handle most size panels.
Eco friendly material
- Plasterboard ceiling is eco-friendly as it is made of gypsum which is a natural mineral found in specific rock formations where it is mined and hauled to the factory in its natural state. The materials is ground into a fine powder and mixed with water to form a slurry that is then formed into the plaster ceiling boards.
- Besides being eco-friendly, gypsum based plaster ceiling board is naturally fire resistant as gypsum is non-combustible. Its composition resists the spread of heat, thereby acting as a barrier to the spread of a fire. Additionally, tests show that plaster ceiling board has a very low flame-spread and smoke-density index.