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the differnce

Postby rambo77 » Mon Jul 23, 2007 7:49 pm

could somebody please explain the difference betwween standard plasterboard and wall board and there use's

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Postby thedoctor » Tue Jul 24, 2007 5:15 am

No difference. Both terms for the same thing wallboard being adopted from the USA. The problems arise when using different types of plasterboard, eg fire retardent or foil backed as these varieties are more often referred to as wallboard than plasterboard. Some types of other surface applications, such as waterproof board for shower rooms, are sometimes called wallboard also making life tricky for a would be dry liner !!
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