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We recommend Gyprock Aquachek in areas including bathrooms, kitchen, laundries, garages and ceiling application such as walkways and verandas. For installation detail, download the Residential Installation Guide.
We recommend Gyprock Supaceil for all internal ceilings. Supaceil’s special formulation prevents ceiling sag and can be installed at up to 600mm centres.
Technically, the kitchen is not a wet area and is not required to be fire rated so you can use standard Gyprock Plasterboard CD. However, you can use Gyprock Aquachek for added moisture resistance.
Gyprock Soundchek Systems can help prevent noise transfer in homes. See Noise Solutions for more information.
Back-blocking is required when three or more recessed joints are present in a ceiling and when butt joints are located between framing supports or when using Gyprock Easy tape during the jointing process. Gyprock recommends Gyprock Back Blocking Cement.
It is Hardwall plaster that is mixed into a compound and applied to a wall with a trowel.
Easy Tape is easy to use as it sticks to the wall and we recommend it for minor repairs. Paper Tape is much stronger than Easy Tape and can be used in all applications. See Jointing Tapes for product information.
In general, we recommend that Gyprock plasterboard be replaced after being wet. When the paper is wet, or if the paper lining is subject to any deterioration, board strength and the holding capacity of fixings may be reduced.
When fully dry, plasterboard can maintain its properties and strength is not permanently affected. The board must be allowed to dry and be inspected for signs of deterioration or warping. If it can be shown that the strength is not affected, it is expected that the board can be retained.
If you are not satisfied that the board strength is unaffected, our recommendation is for wet plasterboard to be replaced.Plasterboard is not suitable near an open fire where the temperature exceeds 45º C. When installing a combustion heater refer to manufacturers specifications.
No. The Building Code of Australia (BCA) deems plasterboard as not suitable for this application.
To meet the requirements of the BCA, plasterboard products are not suitable for use near gas stoves unless protected by tiles.
For residential installation, horizontal application of plasterboard on walls is recommended because it:
Reduces joints by up to 25%
Provides a stronger wall
Reduces the possibility of unacceptable light reflections around joints
Joints are at a more convenient height for finishing
Plasterboard fixed to steel framing in light commercial applications is typically sheeted vertically.
Drive the screw head into the plasterboard so that it embeds slightly below the surface, but without punching through the paper face.
There is no difference except you can nail or screw into timber and you must screw into steel.
First, you must locate and remove the source of moisture causing the mould. Then use a household bleach to remove the mould and wipe off with a wet sponge. Allow to dry and repaint if needed.
This is referred to as Radiant Board and can be purchased via Radiation Services on 02 9838 9591.
Use Gyprock Cornice Cement to the ceiling lining of plasterboard and Masonry adhesive to the masonry wall.
Base Coat is difficult to sand, so a neat installation is always preferable. Where sanding is required, use 150 grit sand paper ensuring not to over sand the face of the wall lining.
When the ceiling lining cannot be affected by the elements - direct sun and rain. Our moisture resistant plasterboards can be used outside when fully protected from the weather, for example, in eaves.
No, when installing plasterboard in a wet areas including bathrooms, showers, laundries and toilets, the sheets must be fastened with nails or screws only and the spacings of the fasteners will be dependent on the weight and extent of wall tiling. Refer to the Gyprock Residential Installation Guide for more information.
No. The added moisture content of the area and Building Code of Australia (BCA) dictates moisture resistant wall lining must be used.
No. Due to the acrylic nature of the adhesive, the elevated temperature would cause failure in the stud adhesive therefore total system failure could result. Refer to the Gyprock Residential Installation Guide for more information.
All wall and ceiling systems developed by CSR have been tested or assessed using Gyprock plasterboards, so when Gyprock plasterboards or the required components are substituted with material supplied by another manufacturer we cannot support the system performance or warrant the materials.
All the claims regarding the fire resistance and acoustic performance within the Red Book are supported with either tests, assessments, or opinions as required by the Building Code of Australia. Contact DesignLINK on 1800 621 117 for additional information.