Double Layer of plasterboard??????????

Postby stuhop » Mon Jul 16, 2007 10:13 am

i am converting my garage into a utility room and downstairs toilet.

I have recently taken down the exsisting plasterboard ceiling as it need replacing and i have noticed that the ceiling had a double layer of plasterboard running in opposite directions.

Anyone know why this is the case, and would it need replacing in a similar fashion as it will cause me major headache with fitting downligts
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Simply Build It

Postby powelly » Thu Jul 26, 2007 7:38 pm

yeah double boarding in your garage is for fire protection and too do it with current building regs you have to have it double boarded it hope this is of any help
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