Sheetrock Panels & Cement Boards
Frequently Asked Questions
What is sheetrock used for?
Sheetrock panels have a variety of construction uses and they are commonly used to make interior walls and ceilings.
Is there a difference between sheetrock and drywall?
Sheetrock and drywall are very similar. Drywall panel is made from gypsum and is sandwiched between 2 sheets of thick paper. Sheetrock is a brand of drywall, and people use it interchangeably as they do with "Kleenex" to refer to tissues.
What are the different sizes of drywall?
Usually, the length of drywall sheet varies by 4-feet increments. Common sizes are 4 ft x 8 ft, 4 ft x 12 ft, and 4 ft by 16 ft. The thickness of drywall panels can vary depending on different building codes. The three commons sizes are 1/4-inch, 1/2-inch, and 5/8-inch.
Is drywall waterproof?
To make regular drywall waterproof, you usually need to prime and paint it. However, we do sell moisture-resistant sheetrock at Ring's End.
What is the best drywall to use in a bathroom?
We recommend using a mold-resistant drywall in the bathroom. These types of drywall are also moisture-resistant and are usually colored green.
How much is a panel of Sheetrock?
You can usually expect to pay between $12 - $20 for a 4 ft x8 ft Sheetrock panel. However at Ring's End, we have Gypsum Sheetrock available for just $11.95.