About Our Plasterboard Building Materials

What is Plasterboard?

Plasterboard is a panel made of calcium sulfate dihydrate (gypsum) usually pressed between a facer and a backer. It is used to make interior walls and ceilings. This 'Drywall' construction became popular as a quicker alternative to traditional lath and plaster. Plasterboard is used to help builders and designers meet building regulations for fire protection, acoustic insulation and thermal efficiency. It can also help to control condensation and potential damage in areas of high humidity.

What Plasterboard Building Materials does Champion Timber offer?

Champion Timber stock a range of Plasterboard and associated fixings for all your requirements. Our Plasterboard is best used for partitioning, internal walls and ceiling linings. Available in a range of different sizes and profiles, including standard square edge and tapered edge, its ivory face and the flat surface make it perfect for plastering and decoration after application. We also offer thermal, moisture-resistant, vapour-resistant and acoustic boards.

What is the difference between Drywall and Plasterboard?

You may be puzzled about the difference between Drywall and Plasterboard. The short answer is basically just the name. They are the same product just described in various terms, often depending on geographical location. The origination of Plasterboard or drywall is deeply rooted in the history of plaster.

What is the best filler for Plasterboard?

Ronseal Smooth Finish Filler - The Ronseal Smooth Finish Filler is one of the best on the market. It's the perfect filler for interior walls and ceilings because it's flexible, fine and ready-mixed to reduce waste. The Ronseal Filler brand works on a wide variety of surfaces such as plaster, stone and wood.