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Drywall compound

Drywall Compound

Drywall   |   Posted: 02/12/17

Item Condition: Excellent

Full pail of drywall taping compound unopened never frozen left over from recent basement remodel. Half price

CAD $12.00

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What is drywall?

Drywall, also commonly referred to as sheetrock, wall board, gyprock, gypsum board and plasterboard, is a panel made of gypsum plaster pressed between two thick sheets of paper, and is used on interior walls and ceilings in buildings in Canada. In residential construction the most commonly used size is 4 x 8 foot x ½ inch.

How big is a standard sheet of drywall?

Drywall is typically manufactured in 4’ x 8’ sheets. Common sheet thickness is 1/2-inch (13 mm) and 5/8-inch (16 mm), with some also available in 1/4-inch (6.4 mm) and 3/8-inch (9.5 mm).

What thickness drywall is used for ceilings?

While building codes vary in different areas of the country, generally, sheet thickness should be 1/2 inch for 16-inch on center framing, and 5/8 inch for 24-inch on center framing.