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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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PLEASE NOTE: This info-sheet relates to installing on timber battens in nonwet areas. For installation on masonry walls, or in wet areas such as bathrooms, laundries, etc, please consult the USG Boral Plasterboard Installation Manual.
If installing plasterboard to metal frames or masonry walls, please contact USG Boral TecASSIST® on 1800 811 222 or visit your nearest USG Boral stockist.
For walls, use 10mm USG Boral SHEETROCK® wall board. Install the sheets horizontally across timber wall studs. Wall studs should be spaced a maximum of 600mm apart.
For ceilings, use 10mm SHEETROCK® ceiling board. Install the sheets at 90 degrees to the ceiling joists. Joists should be spaced a maximum of 600mm apart.
Plasterboard comes in several different sizes. To work out how much you need, measure the area to be covered and draw up a sketch. Then ask our staff to help you select the right-size sheets for your project.
They'll also help you select the following to complete your project:
If you're planning to install cornice, you'll need some lengths of USG Boral SHEETROCK® cove cornice and Cornice Adhesive.
Please note that these instructions don't cover walls in wet areas.
When installing plasterboard in areas such as bathrooms, en suites or laundries, you will need to use USG Boral WetStop™ or Multistop™ Plasterboard, that are designed to resist moisture.
Follow the USG Boral installation instructions for wet areas, found in the USG Boral Plasterboard Installation Manual.