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Ceiling tiles: Plasterboard or Asbestos Insulation Board???

Discussion in 'Plastering and Rendering' started by Dave Berry, 20 Nov 2019.

  1. Dave Berry

    Dave Berry

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    Hello

    Recently bought a house built around 1955. There has been a garage built onto the side. The garage has ceiling tiles. I've attached pictures. They seem to me to be plasterboard - but I'm just not sure and now beginning to worry a little. Wonder if anyone here would know quickly whether simple plasterboard or potentially something else?

    Many thanks for all help.

    Dave
     

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  3. sircerebus666

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    Almost certain to be plasterboard with what looks like hardboard over the top
     
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    Your first pic look like hardboard over the top but now looking at pics 2 and 3 I'm not so sure.....

    Has the garage roof been leaking?
     
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    Thanks for really quick reply - yea I believe roof has leaked in past but not now. Material seems powdery white - it didn’t appear fibrous to me, but I’m pretty ignorant!
     
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    It's look exactly like plasterboard so I wouldn't worry too much

    Are you planning to replace it and insulate too?
     
  7. Dave Berry

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    Was planning on just leaving as that portion of garage now just a store - was just getting a little worried as was falling apart! Thanks again for response - appreciated
     
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    No worries

    Personally I would be bringing it down if it has no use.

    If the roof leaks again it will be much easier to spot it and wet plasterboard which has fell creates a hell of a mess to clean up
     
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