Fairmont Homes - SHEETROCK®

FAIRMONT HOMES CONVERTS TO SHEETROCK®

REALISING THE BENEFITS OF SHEETROCK® CEILING BOARD

BUILDER: FAIRMONT HOMES

Fairmont Homes has been an iconic South Australian builder of quality homes for nearly 50 years. They’ve used SHEETROCK® Ceiling Board since its release, and in 2015, decided to convert all their remaining wall linings to SHEETROCKk® Wall Board. Since realising that SHEETROCK® Plasterboard helps make their plastering contractors more productive – while still delivering a high level of finish – the decision was easy.

 

 




SHEETROCK® Ceiling Board’s Sag-Defying Strength™ enabled Fairmont Homes SA to increase the insulation in their ceilings to an R5 Batt without the need for additional ceiling battens.

SHEETROCK® Ceiling Boards Sag-Defying Strength™ has enabled Fairmont Homes to increase the R-Value of the insulation used in their ceilings to an R5 Batt. This eliminates the need to add battens to take the additional weight load in the ceiling. Increasing the R-value of insulation is sometimes necessary to meet BCA requirements and can help make homes more comfortable and economical. 

For Fairmont Homes SHEETROCK® Plasterboard, this means they can differentiate themselves from other builders who simply install standard products, offering no additional long term benefits to home owners or installers.

SHEETROCK® Plasterboards unique benefit of Sag-Defying Strength™ also helps Fairmont Homes and their plasterers reduce the amount of plasterboard being damaged during on-site handling and installation. 

Compared to USG Boral’s Standard Plasterboard, the increased rigidity means a cleaner score and snap with fewer breakages. This translates into jobs being completed with less maintenance before the painters arrive; and faster with less trouble.