Conventional drywall is commonly used for ceilings in non-shower/tub areas of bathrooms, although some builders prefer to use moisture-resistant drywall — a.k.a. greenboard — instead. Moisture-resistant drywall is similar to standard drywall but has face paper that's treated for extra resistance to mold and moisture. Jul 28, 2019 · A moisture meter is a device designed to measure the percent of moisture content of various building materials, such as roofing, siding, insulation, drywall, plaster, wood, tile, fiberglass and concrete. Structural and safety hazards, such as mold, rot and decay are all potential consequences of elevated moisture levels in these materials.
XP Mold & Mildew Resistant Sheetrock by National Gypsum Co Gold Bond® BRAND XP® Gypsum Board with Sporgard™* was developed as an improved moisture resistant board, offering the same advantages of a traditional moisture resistant board with added mold resistance in the core and paper. Moisture proof boards are sold in 2.7m, 3m & 3.6m lengths. There thicknesses vary depending on the application. Moisture tolerant ceilings use a 9mm board while water resistant drywall use a 12mm board. The 15mm moisture tolerant plasterboard serves a dual purpose. This board is both moisture tolerant and fire rated. Water resistant drywall ... Oct 25, 2013 · I am selling my home and found mold! Now what? The potential is there for mold to be found in almost every home. Where there is any amount of moisture, mold can and will grow. However, the real estate community has become increasingly aware of serious mold issues – ones that can do significant damage to home sales.