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Old 13 February 2011, 09:58 AM   #1
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Default stud work for plasterboard for the ceiling

I am planning on fitting 12.5 plasterboard to the ceiling joists that are already in the garage (new build).

My question is where should i fit the extra studs ? Is it every 400 like the stud walls ?

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Old 13 February 2011, 10:22 AM   #2
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Ideally yes.
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Old 13 February 2011, 10:22 AM   #3
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If the spacings are 600mm, then 12.5 is the right option, 400mm then you can use 9.5mm
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Old 13 February 2011, 05:05 PM   #4
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Put 15mm boards up and you don't need any extra studwork.
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Put 15mm boards up and you don't need any extra studwork.
yep, no nogs either
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What's the difference with joist spacings? Is it to stop any flex?
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What's the difference with joist spacings? Is it to stop any flex?
Yes, or sag on the ceiling.
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Old 19 February 2011, 06:37 PM   #8
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12.5mm boards= 400mm centers
15mm boards= 600mm centers

12.5 will sag on 600 center plus ceilings should only be done in 15mm gypsum standard
i work all day with plaster board so i know a thing or too lol
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Old 19 February 2011, 07:07 PM   #9
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you can use 12.5 boards on 600 centres! just make sure its nogged out properly
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Old 20 February 2011, 05:45 PM   #10
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yer u can providing u nog it out at 400 centers! the time and cost of doing that if it isnt already done far out ways the cost of using 15mm so its pointless. no ceiling in my house or any house we working would ever get done in 12.5 board
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I used 300mm noggins with 12.5 vapour check plasterboard.
Will that be ok?
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Old 21 February 2011, 09:31 PM   #12
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industry standard is 400mm centers if u have don it at 300mm ceneters your well with in the limits mate so you will be ok bud
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