Bracing Checklist Those involved in the interior fit out industry know how difficult it has been to comply with building code requirements and ceiling manufacturers warranties. For decades the manufacturers of two-way ceiling grid have stated that no materials should be connected to their product – for decades this requirement has been largely ignored. However, there is a...Read more
Article by Kevin Sceats Winstone Wallboards Ltd. The GIB® helpline has received the odd call recently asking about potential corrosion of drywall or plasterboard fasteners when applied to H3.2 treated timber framing. We suspect this may be an outcome of BRANZ publicising some of its research into fastener corrosion when used in exterior situations particularly in our...Read more
Article by Kevin Sceats Winstone Wallboards Ltd. We’ve seen quite extensive fastener popping issues arise over the last summer but probably no more than usual. We’ve also heard some stories speculating that the extensive use of heat pumps in new housing is the cause of fastener popping. What we do know is that when heat pumps are used...Read more
Warm conditions and warm hospitality greeted AWCI members and industry associates to the second annual golf day at McLeans Island course. There was a lot of action around the drinks and food tent.