Impact Resistant Plasterboard is typically of a higher density than standard plasterboard, and is combined with a number of different additives to increase toughness, durability, and load-bearing capacity. This reduces the damage caused by impact, vibrations and scuffs. It is also lined with heavier-duty papers to increase performance. Browse our full range of the best impact-resistant plasterboard products available to buy right now from Insulation Express.
What are the benefits of installing impact resistant plasterboard?
Durable plasterboard has a wide array of advantages when you need an insulation material that is capable of absorbing high levels of impact. These benefits include:
Improves construction efficiency, making buildings more sturdy and less at risk of general wear and tear
Lowers maintenance costs by reducing minor dents and blemishes from everyday use
Effective in inhibiting noise from travelling across partitions
Resists fire to help with safe evacuation
Tough against the effects of mould and moisture, built to resist water absorption
Where can impact resistant plasterboard be used?
Impact resistant plasterboard tends to be used in busy and high traffic areas that require an extra layer of protection in potentially rough conditions and places with high footfall, such as:
This impact plasterboard can also be useful in residential properties in areas such as hallways and playrooms that are prone to dents and blemishes caused by high levels of activity and the potential for wear and tear.
Designed to withstand tough environments, pick from our range of impact resistant plasterboard products today and find the ideal material for the job.
The expert Insulation Express team can also help you pick the right plasterboard for you, so get in touch now.
Is impact resistant plasterboard easy to install?
Installing impact resistant plasterboard such as Gyproc Duraline Plasterboard is straightforward, using the following steps:
1. Cut the board into the required size, ensuring to cut holes for things like socket boxes using a utility saw
2. Fix the board with the decorated side facing outwards to receive finishes
3. After fixing the board, begin finishing it to prevent the risk of damage or UV degradation to the paper liner
4. Any painting or wallpapering decoration should begin not long after the finishing system is dry
5. Check for any minor damage and dents. If the core is damaged, it’s best to contact a specialist team for advice.