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drywall

Also called wallboard or gypsum board,it is a panel of gypsum covered on both sides with paper and used as the primary wall material in home construction. Commonly also called by a particular brand name, Sheetrock.

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The plasterboard was fixed to the frame with 11/4in galvanised gyprock nails, then the window and door openings were cut with a padsaw.
Industrial Nanotech's patented Nansulate[R] Translucent PT was applied to internal steel walls clad with Gyprock to provide thermal insulation and benefit the integrity of the total wall assembly.
It traces the roots of DIY to the long standing practice of owner construction, particularly among working class immigrant groups, the emergence of new materials for home construction (like gyprock drywall), kit homes in small towns, and the prefabricated homes that became popular in mid-sized towns like Peoria, Illinois, (a town famously serving as a quintessential 'average market'(16)).