Stretch Ceiling vs Drywall which ceiling is better ?

Advantages of Stretch Ceiling in comparaison with Drywall types of ceilings
(eg: 4,000 sqf)

 

Packaging for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings 4 lb
Drywall Ceilings 82 lb

 

Material total weight for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings 385 lb
Drywall Ceilings 9815 lb

 

Completion/LeadTime 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings 2 days
Drywall Ceilings 4 / 5 days


Material waste for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings +/- 0%
Drywall Ceilings 700 lb


Recyclable
Stretch Ceilings Yes 100%
Drywall Ceilings Non reusable

 

Sorting necessary
Means of transportation for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings : Car
Drywall Ceilings : Truck


Material Volume for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings Small
Drywall Ceilings Large


Fuel Consumption for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings Less
Drywall Ceilings Significant


Maintenance for 4,000 sqf
Stretch Ceilings  None for 30 years or more
Drywall Ceilings Yes: cracks/peel/mold/stain

 

  May happen anytime
access to plenum above
Stretch Ceilings  Yes
Drywall Ceilings NO


Waterproof
Stretch Ceilings Yes
Drywall Ceilings  No

 

Mildew, Mold and Fungus FREE
Stretch Ceilings Yes
Drywall Ceilings  No

 


Health Safety
(E.Coli/Listeria/Salmonella/Yeast)
Stretch Ceilings None Detected
Drywall Ceilings May happen

 

Vapor barrier
Stretch Ceilings Yes Permeability Tested
Drywall Ceilings  No


Toxic
Stretch Ceilings No
Drywall Ceilings Yes

 

Hypoallergenic
Stretch Ceilings  Yes
Drywall Ceilings Yes

 

Thermal insulation
Stretch Ceilings  Improves
Drywall Ceilings No

 


Acoustical insulation
Stretch Ceilings Improves
Drywall Ceilings No

 

Dust during installation process
Stretch Ceilings None
Drywall Ceilings Yes

 

Ceiling anytime washable?
Stretch Ceilings Yes
Drywall Ceilings No

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