What is dry lining ceiling?

Dry lining (sometimes referred to as drywalling) is a system for cladding the internal faces of buildings, such as walls and ceilings. Plasterboard is attached to the internal faces, creating a smooth surface that finishes such as paint can be applied to directly, a ‘wet’ plaster finish is not required.

Can you plasterboard a suspended ceiling?

CasoLine MF is a suspended ceiling system suitable for most internal drylining applications. The fully concealed grid and ceiling lining can be used in conjunction with Gyproc plasterboards and Gyptone and Rigitone acoustic ceiling boards to create a seamless, monolithic appearance.

What are the three types of grids used in suspended ceilings?

Standard 1, Slimline, and Concealed grids are the primary grid types.

What is a dry lining contractor?

Dry lining, which is also called drywalling, is a time-efficient and cost-effective way of finishing interior walls and ceilings. This method of interior wall preparation has become an increasingly popular and convenient choice among building contractors and homeowners in the UK for more than a decade now.

Does dry lining stop damp?

Most people involved with DIY will turn to dry lining as a means of warming their properties and preventing the damage caused by moisture. In older houses with solid walls, the appearance of damp in the colder months is common. For the longer term, the walls can be well insulated using dry lining.

Is Dry Lining a good trade?

Dry lining offers good opportunities because it is one of the newest and fastest growing building trades. On many construction projects it has replaced traditional plastering. There is a shortage of skilled dry liners.

Is Suspended ceiling cheaper than drywall?

In newer houses especially, a drywall ceiling is about the same or cheaper compared to a suspended ceiling. Because the real cost of drywalling a ceiling in a basement deals is in framing around the pipes and wires that were installed below the joists.

What is a suspended acoustical ceiling?

A suspended acoustical ceiling is constructed from acoustic ceiling tiles and a grid system. Some people refer to this as a lay-in type ceiling. Moreover, these tiles are removable without incurring any damage to the structure, enabling you to maintain electrical and HVAC systems that reside above the ceiling.

What is dry lining used for?

Dry-lining a wall means attaching plasterboard to a wall, which gives you a smooth finish to decorate straight away. It’s much easier to get a good result this way than with wet plaster and it is easier alternative to re-plastering.

Is dry lining expensive?

Internal wall insulation – also known as dry lining – isn’t as expensive as external insulation. It could still set you back several grand for dry lining however. The maximum grant for dry lining is €1,800 – and the grant will be lower if you don’t own a detached house.

What kind of dry lining do you use for suspended ceilings?

Our skills include: Dry Lining, Suspended Ceilings, Jumbo Stud Walls, Partitions, Plastering, Fire Protection, Acoustic Solutions, Wall Coverings and much more. Established 1981. With Over We use only the best products from around the world.

Who is suspended ceiling supplies in the UK?

Suspended Ceiling Supplies (SCS) is one of the fastest growing independent distributors of Dry Lining, Suspended Ceilings, Insulation and Partition Systems in the UK & Ireland.

What do you need to know about dry lining?

Quality is paramount, to us and our customers. We have strong working relationships with all of clients, large or small. Our skills include: Dry Lining, Suspended Ceilings, Jumbo Stud Walls, Partitions, Plastering, Fire Protection, Acoustic Solutions, Wall Coverings and much more.

Is there a suspended ceiling depot in Belfast?

In addition to this, our Belfast depot is manned by experienced and helpful staff, willing to offer unrivalled service from our busy and vibrant trade counter, for collections, tools, samples and product advice.