When it comes to having a new ceiling or wall installed there are many different types of plaster board that can be applied and each has there own uses. Below you can see how each are different. All these plaster board background can have a finishing plaster applied so you can have that smooth flat service that is easy to maintain and ready to paint.

Foil backed plaster board

This product utilities a thin foil backing which provides an excellent vapour resistance. The foil acts as a powerful barrier that limits moisture diffusion and prevents creeping damp

Standard Plaster Board

This is the most common variety of plasterboard. It is normally used in walls, ceilings and drywall partitions. The board itself consists of a layer of gypsum embedded between two pieces of paper. This product is known for its versatility and durability. This board can be painted and covered with other materials such as finishing plaster.

Moisture Resistance Plaster Board

This product has been engineered to provide protection for surfaces that are prone to coming into contact with water. Kitchens, walk in showers and bathrooms are three common scenarios where this plasterboard could be an excellent choice.

Fire Resistant Plasterboard

Safety is a concern within many environments. Sometimes referred to as ‘fire board’, this plasterboard includes unique additives found within its central gypsum layer, leading to greater resistance to the effects of fire. In most cases, the surface is coloured pink for easy identification.

Acoustic Plasterboard

There may be times where sound insulation is an important consideration. Acoustic plasterboard will help to limit the transmission of noises between two different rooms. It can also be employed within structures found in more urban locations to provide a greater sense of privacy.

Insulated Plasterboard

This type of plasterboard contains an additional layer of foam attached to one side . This is an excellent solution for those who are looking to increase the thermal efficiency of a room.