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ACOUSTIC PANELS & CEILING TILES
ACOUSTIC SUSPENSION SYSTEM
DRYWALL SUSPENSION SYSTEM
USG Boral Steel Stud & Track System (New Zealand)
Rondo® Metal Components
Using innovative core technology, SHEETROCK® Cove is 5% lighter than previous USG Boral Cove products and has high strength-to-weight composite design. Encased in a strong 100% recycled paper liner, SHEETROCK® Cove provides a rigid cornice making carrying, handling and installing easy.
DIY Cornice Adhesive
DIY Patching Plaster
Total Joint Finish
Tools & Accessories
Wet Area Solutions
Fireclad® Fire-rated External Wall System
Partiwall® Separating Wall System
Quiet Living™ System
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Our plastering products, tools & accessories are designed for the home renovator/builder making minor alterations or repairs to plasterboard walls & ceilings.
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The design of contemporary aged care facilities has taken its cue from residential layouts, with long corridors and shared facilities relics of the past. Mimicking a homelier environment is important for residents’ comfort, and requires the use of materials normally seen in homes, not hospitals.
Ryman Healthcare has been developing retirement living in Victoria for more than six years, with properties that offer independent apartments, assisted living, care and dementia facilities.
According to Martyn Osborn, Victoria construction manager, Ryman Healthcare, aged care has changed significantly over the last 10 years.
“Ryman’s aged care designs are now more bespoke. Our residents are looking for more than a standard retirement village; they’re moving from their homes and want to live in something similar."
“The challenge when designing an aged care facility is making sure everything is attractive, particularly the elements that need to comply with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA). It’s important to make sure our aged care facilities don’t look like hospitals,” commented Osborn.
USG Boral plasterboard has been installed throughout all Ryman Healthcare facilities over the last six years. Products used include standard plasterboard, Firestop, WetStop, and Soundstop. USG Boral steel framing is also applied along with a mix of insulation products for thermal and acoustic applications.
Ryman Healthcare collaborates with the USG Boral sales and technical teams to ensure each building meets compliance requirements and achieves or exceeds specifications.
“USG Boral provides Ryman with great service,” said Osborn. “We get regular inspections on installed products to make sure contractors have installed them correctly. There have been no warranty issues to date. Stock is always available when required, which is ideal for the latest project, Nellie Melba. This facility includes five buildings, and we have the stock delivered as needed."
The opinions expressed by employees of Ryman Healthcare above are the opinions of those third parties and should not be taken to reflect the views or opinions of USG Boral.