False ceiling has become a global home décor trend primarily because of its ultimate protection element from unpleasant weather. This home décor is essential to install the centralized air-conditioning system as the false or artificial ceiling offers a furnished look to the home. So, in this blog, we have detailed the difference between Gypsum and a false ceiling.
This material is also known as a Gypsum board, false ceiling and a Drywall. This panel is made of Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate with and without using additives which is later extruded between the thick layers of sheets. The Gypsum is mixed with fiber, particularly paper, fiberglass, asbestos, or a combination of these materials, plasticizer, foaming agent, and various additives that can reduce mildew, flammability and water absorption.
Pros of Gypsum
The gypsum-based board requires low-maintenance and is easy to install and clean.
The Gypsum board hides the electrical cables and offers a clean and furnished look to the ceiling.
The false ceiling crafted from Gypsum protects the surface from all sorts of damage.
Cons of Gypsum
The gypsum board is difficult to repair as uninstalling cabinets is not an easy task.
The Gypsum boards are expensive in comparison to POP.
PoP is a false ceiling made from the Plaster of Paris. This element is also popular as drop ceiling, T-bar ceiling, false ceiling, suspended ceiling, grid ceiling, drop in ceiling, drop out ceiling, or ceiling tiles and are majorly used to construct roof in residential and commercial sectors.
Pros of PoP
The Plaster of Paris is non-perishable and has lifelong durability and is maintenance-free.
The price of Plaster of Paris is budget-friendly in comparison to the Gypsum board.
Cons of PoP
The making of PoP false design includes a lot of dust and mess.
The POP is required to be completely dried before application.