What Kind Of Drywall Do You Put On The Exterior?


Fiberglass-Faced Gypsum Sheathing helps exterior walls resist air, water and noise infiltration. Exterior Gypsum Sheathing is a special-purpose drywall panel consisting of a moisture-resistant, noncombustible core covered by glass-mat facers on both front and back surfaces and long edges.


A: Drywall Type X and Type C are the industry standards for this type of construction and are used on all exterior-facing and joining walls. Interior walls are traditionally non-fire-rated ½" drywall.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of drywall is waterproof?

Types of Drywall Greenboard – tinted green and finished with thick wax paper for waterproofing. Blueboard – tinted blue and infused with gypsum crystals for better bonding.

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