Gypsum Board is the generic name for a family of panel products that consist of a non-combustible core, composed primarily of gypsum, and a paper surfacing on the face, back and long edges. Gypsum board is one of several building materials covered by the umbrella term “gypsum panel products.” All gypsum panel products contain gypsum cores; however, they can be faced with a variety of different materials, including paper and fiberglass mats.
This is a continuation of our helpful guide on choosing the perfect ceiling finish for your home. We shared in our previous article, POP ceilings along with its pros and cons. If you haven’t read that, speedily do so now, as it's a treasure trove of knowledge.
In terms of practical functionality and interior aesthetics, the ceiling of a building forms one of the most important structural elements. Ceilings help create an enclosure and separation between spaces. They provide perfect lighting in the room by controlling diffusion of light. They can also control sound diffusion around the room and can help in making a room soundproof.