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MgO Wall Vs Other Drywalls: Which Option Should You Choose?

The trend of using Magnesium Oxide isn’t really new in Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The reason is fairly simple; most Magnesium Oxide deposits are available in the Asian region. Most construction companies choose MgO walls due to the extensive range of benefits that it offers. But how does it compete against other drywalls? Let’s find out!


MgO walls

MgO walls offer a multitude of advantages, mainly due to the usage of Magnesium Oxide. Firstly, it’s a fire-resistant material that offers better protection to people inside the space, in case an event of a fire.

Secondly, it has waterproof properties which means it doesn’t deteriorate due to moisture or water. Thirdly, it’s very durable and sturdy, which allows the wall to withstand harsh weather conditions.

Moreover, the impact-resistant properties of MgO can be instrumental in the case of natural calamities such as tornado and earthquakes. In addition to that, this material is antimicrobial; they do not harbor mold, mildew, or termites.

Gypsum Walls

Gypsum boards react poorly to water and start deteriorating over time if come in contact with water or in the presence of moisture. Furthermore, walls made from gypsum, particularly synthetic gypsum, are toxic and can result in bad air quality.

Gypsum walls are also not an eco-friendly choice as the toxic material go to landfill rather than getting recycled. The effects of landfill can be devastating as it harms the environment in various forms, including air pollution, groundwater pollution, and more.


MgO walls

When it comes to designing, MgO ticks all the boxes of the perfect material for walls. You can choose from various colors and textures to create a personalized, custom look to your space. Due to the availability of so many options, you can improve the curb appeal of your home.

In addition to that, MgO walls can also complement your modern home décor and help to create a beautiful, sleek interior design for your home or office spaces. Painting these walls is also extremely easy and simple.  

Gypsum Walls

Gypsum walls don’t stand a chance against MgO walls in terms of design. These walls do not offer an extensive range of colors or texture. However, you can always add a fresh coat of paint to improve the aesthetics of your walls. But again, it won’t be the same.

Final words

In conclusion, Magnesium Oxide boards are the better choice for drywall. Along with myriads of advantages that we listed above, Magnesium Oxide is more energy-efficient construction material compared to any other alternatives used for making drywall.

At MagMatrix Boards, we provide high-quality MgO walls and fire-rated flooring boards that offer fire-resistance, top-quality insulation levels, and unparalleled structural strength.

To find out more boards, give us a call at +86-335-3327878 or visit our website.

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