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Types of Drywall

Drywall
Drywall

Drywall is one of the most commonly known materials used in the construction of homes to produce flat walls and other important surfaces. One sheet of drywall includes gypsum, which is essentially a type of rock that was turned into a powder and put in between two pieces of incredibly thick paper.

Gypsum Board
Gypsum Board

Gypsum board, commonly known as drywall, is the technical product name used by manufacturers for a specific board with a gypsum core and a paper facing. Gypsum board is the premier building material for wall, ceiling, and partition systems in residential, institutional, and commercial structures and is designed to provide a monolithic surface when joints and fastener heads are covered with a joint treatment system.

source: gypsum.org
Plaster Board
Plaster Board

Drywall is one of the most commonly known materials used in the construction of homes to produce flat walls and other important surfaces. One sheet of drywall includes gypsum, which is essentially a type of rock that was turned into a powder and put in between two pieces of incredibly thick paper.

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Sheetrock® (USG Product)
Sheetrock® (USG Product)

USG Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Panels panels, USG's original drywall panels.

source: usg.com
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Wallboard
Wallboard

Wallboard is a catch-all term for any material that's attached to studs to create finished wall surfaces. Drywall is a specific kind of wallboard made with gypsum.By far, the most popular wallboard for interior use is drywall.

source: hunker.com