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Installing Gyprock or Plasterboard Walls

process of installing gyprock walls in home

Installing Gyprock or plasterboard on walls may look an easy task, but we can assure you that it’s not that simple. If your Gyprock or plasterboard was installed incorrectly it will lead to cracks continually appearing in the walls. This means additional maintenance where it will need to be constantly scraped back, filled, flushed and sanded. 

Getting a Professional Finish to Your Gyprock Wall

To achieve a professional finish, the boards ideally should be staggered in typical brick fashion and back-blocked. Doing this ensures the boards remain secure and in place and reduces the risk of movement cracks occurring. 

gyprock walls flushed and sanded

A rough finish will increase the risk of the joins showing through, even after painting. Also, an incorrect installation will result in cracks constantly appearing in the wall. We recommend the Gyprock, once taped, is flushed tightly and followed with a light sand when dry. This guarantees that once painted you will have a smooth professional finish. 

Extra tip: When using Gyprock adhesive, remember to put enough on and distribute evenly. But not too much that it is dripping off. 

Feeling Like You Need Help Installing Gyprock?

Like we mentioned earlier, installing Gyprock is not as easy as it looks. We’ve seen our fair share of DIY mishaps over our years in the industry. So we highly recommend getting professional help if you are uncertain about any part in installing walls.

Authentic Additions at work installing gyprock or plasterboard walls

When to use Authentic Additions for Gyprock wall installation:- 

  • Partition walls
  • Creating new spaces
  • Dividing large areas into smaller working spaces
  • Bringing clean lines and modernising internal brick walls

Although we focus mainly on the residential market, we do undertake small office fit-outs, partitions, and light industrial Gyprock wall installation projects. If you are unsure, please feel free to ask. 

At Authentic Additions, we install our own stud/framework to attach the Gyprock plasterboard so you can guarantee the job runs to time and smoothly. With 45 years worldwide experience in ceiling, cornice and wall installation, when engaging our services you can be guaranteed of our reliable, honest and professional workmanship.

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