Plasterboard is one of the most used materials in the world of construction. It has a large international expansion and a great capacity for innovation in terms of application and optimization of its practical efficiency. Although it’s a well-known system, it’s necessary to have experts for its installation with knowledge about all the possibilities it can offer for each project.
Today we’ll be showing you different aspects to consider when installing plasterboard professionally, especially for the second stage of its placement. So, if you’re interested, keep on reading!
How to install plasterboard professionally
When it comes to installing this material, we must bear in mind the project planning as well as the practical needs of the client. Therefore, it’s necessary to create an off-plan adapted project in order to assure a quality final result.
The necessary steps for plasterboard or drywall installation are:
- Installation of a metal profile to support the plasterboard sheets
- A joint treatment with paper tape or fiber mesh
- Application of a special putty for these types of applications There are different types of putty depending on whether you’re working indoors or outdoors
- In case of wanting to guarantee or strengthen the solidity, several overlapping sheets are installed, profiles of superior caliber or several walls are overlapped to obtain air chambers where a material is installed to soundproof the rooms, and thus ensure better thermal insulation
Comments of Banema experts
Year after year, the system has been improving and leaving behind issues that it initially had. As of today, it’s pretty successful: It allows us to build any non-structural element. It’s fast, economical and works perfectly especially when it comes to hotels, since it’s a quick installation and reduces construction times.
This material offers endless possibilities, from the construction of walls, ceilings, interior partitions, hotel room separations, straight or circular decorations, partitions, cove lighting in any element of separation, half walls, shelves or furniture. Although in the USA and the Caribbean it’s practically the only system used, Spain still uses more traditional methods, although this new system is being introduced gradually.
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