Be a plasterboard pro

Here is how...

The name USG Boral has long been synonymous with quality building materials, mostly on large-scale projects. But did you know that USG Boral also manufactures a wide range of products for smaller jobs, perfect for home renovators or those who choose to DIY?

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In fact, you might have seen USG Boral as the official plasterboard supplier to Channel 7’s House Rules this season. Between learning to correctly use plasterboard and adding some stylish finishing touches to their rooms with both Decorative and SHEETROCK® Cove Cornices, the teams achieved some fantastic results. They also discovered for themselves just how easy plasterboard is to use, and so can you.


Professionals in plastering

USG Boral has everything you need for DIY or home renovation plastering, big jobs or small. Had a little accident around the house? No need to hang a picture over it. You can patch a hole in a wall with ease, repair storm damaged plasterboard ceilings or even take on larger renovations such as hanging a wall, putting up a ceiling or adding cornices. There’s a product that’s right for the job in the USG Boral range.


If you’re starting from scratch, don’t stress. USG Boral has a range of easy to use, quality tools to help you get started and will have you measuring perfectly and plastering like a pro.


Let’s talk cornices

There are many styles of cornice, all designed to add a decorative element to your home. Whatever your home’s style, take a look at USG Boral’s cornice range. There’s an inspiring choice of looks from the SHEETROCK® Cove and Decorative Cornice range that complement a variety of decors.



Using innovative core technology, SHEETROCK® Cove is lighter than previous USG Boral Cove products and has high strength-to-weight composite design. Encased in a strong 100% recycled paper liner, SHEETROCK® Cove provides a rigid cornice, making carrying, handling and installing easy.


Decorative Cornice

USG Boral offers a range of cornices that will complement a variety of decors including classic, modern and contemporary interiors. USG Boral Decorative Cornice can help to create a sense of refinement, sophistication and space in a room. USG Boral New York and Sydney cornice can be retrofitted over existing cornices such as 55mm Cove.


The right advice

If you need a bit of guidance on getting your project started, USG Boral can help you there, too. They’ve developed a series of easy to follow DIY videos to show you how to get the job done right the first time. Once you’ve seen their expert tradies in action, you can download the info sheet from their website for step-by-step instructions, plus a full rundown on what you’ll need before you start. Check out the full range of videos here.


So don’t put off your plasterboard projects, hop online and discover some great ideas and tips on the USG Boral website at or on their Facebook page at It’s full of handy tips and tricks to make your DIY dreams a reality. Or visit your nearest USG Boral outlet; find a location using the store finder.

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