Drywall is widely used in modern construction, primarily in order to align the walls and ceilings. Also, this building material helps to soundproof the room. Plasterboard has a light weight, can be easily transformed, so that in the modern interior design, it stands in the most unexpected combinations. The name "drywall" well reflects the structure of this building material. Roughly speaking, drywall is a slab of plaster layer, covered on both sides of sheets of cardboard.
There are some types of drywall. Ordinary gypsum board used for interior residential spaces – rooms, corridors, where the humidity does not exceed 70%. Bathroom, kitchen and other rooms with high humidity, a special moisture-resistant drywall. Vlagoottalkivayuschie properties of such a building material acquired by impregnation of gypsum special substances, repelling moisture. Although such material and are used in environments with high humidity, it must be additionally protected by covering with waterproof paint.
Fire-resistant gypsum board is also produced, which is used in areas with high risk of fire or high temperatures. When a manufactured building material, the gypsum is added fiberglass, which prevents the destruction of the material under high temperatures. Developed even drywall, which combines the quality of water and fire, but it is definitely more expensive than other types of drywall. The main preimsch6stvami drywall is its plasticity, the ability to conceal surface irregularities, which can not disguise the plaster, and, moreover, drywall – it is environmentally friendly building material. But the drywall has its drawbacks, in particular, it will spoil by moisture, is a useful floor area, is worth more than other building materials. If you are going to equip the apartment with the help of this construction material, in addition to the drywall you need to buy either: 1.