Metal stud framing
Used most often in office and apartment buildings, metal stud framing has several advantages over wood. They are always straight, and won’t split or shrink as environmental conditions change.
However, they do require specialised tools and knowledge to install, so a professional fitter is your best option. It‘s a skilled project and takes time, but the finished job is strong and sturdy.
Plasterboard/ Villaboard/ Firestop wall and ceiling
Plasterboard is a material found in most construction projects. Formed from a sandwich of gypsum between outer layers of lining paper, its properties will differ depending on the make up of each component.
It has properties that help prevent the spread of fire and insulates against noise. As such, it is extensively used in many properties, although it’s not recommended for wet areas such as bathrooms and kitchens.
Villaboard wall lining is much more resistant to water damage, and therefore better suited to kitchens and bathrooms. It will take a tile happily, or wallpaper, or good old fashioned paint. It’s also great for areas that see high impact, such as hallways and kid’s bedrooms.
Exposed & concealed grid ceiling systems
These suspended ceiling systems are seen in many commercial buildings. Examples include hotels, office areas, shopping mall, supermarkets and theatres, to name a few. Heating costs are reduced and sound absorbency increased. They can also be aesthetically pleasing, and hide service cables.
Acoustic & fire rated partitions and ceilings & fire spray
Installation of a particular acoustic or fire barrier depends on your individual requirements. We are capable of installing a large variety of ceiling & wall systems to achieve your acoustic or fire requirements. All systems are built to Australian standards and to BCA requirements. Lightweight systems offer a cost effective method of preventing the spread of fire, smoke or noise.
Fire sprays offer a simple solution of protecting structural steelwork & ductwork in both commercial and industrial markets. Thermal and acoustic properties give extra protection, and complex shapes can easily be treated & is a cost effective option.
Armstrong / Hunter Douglas / Renhurst / Baresque metal ceiling systems
Metal ceilings offer a versatile and robust option for many projects and make a great feature in Clubs, Shopping Centres & Showrooms. We use well known and respected brands that offer a visually pleasing ceiling.
Insulation to walls and ceilings
Adding insulation batts will increase the R thermal rating of the building envelope making the dwelling more energy efficient. We regularly meet the BCA Section J requirements in multiple types of dwellings, installation will also increase Rw+Ctr Plywood / MD veneer wall & ceiling linings acoustic ratings for partitions & ceilings.
Plywood / MDF wall & ceiling linings
Timber wall & ceiling linings such as Supawood & Decor, panelling systems really add a high class of finish to a fitout. Penfold & slotted panels help to reduce the reverberation in the room and provides a high NRC rating. Panels are also available in prefinished veneers and stains.
Glass office partitions
Glazed partitions are prefect for office fronts in commercial fitouts. Aluminium is available in slimline & wideline sections and also in clear anodised or powder coated finishes.
Security mesh lining
Security mesh linings are built into partition & ceiling systems typically in schools & shopping centres to keep valuables safe.