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1/2-Inch High-Performance Wallboard

Introducing Habito, a new drywall product from CertainTeed. Habito is the strongest and hardest 1/2" wallboard material available today and features technical benefits previously unseen in the drywall category.


Habito is an industry-first, featuring a new level of flexibility and unmatched performance, including the following:


Fastening capability. Fixing capabilities that eliminate the need for threaded drywall anchors or nailing to wall studs for fixtures under 30 pounds.


Builder and developer upgrades. Offers professionals an upmarket option, replacing standard drywall in high-traffic and high-impact areas of the home.


Better acoustics. Delivers homeowners better sound insulation than traditional drywall.


Fewer repairs. The 1/2" drywall’s inherent durability and robust strength translates to superior impact resistance.


Solution specific. The perfect alternative for high traffic areas interiors that tend to see use and abuse, as well as areas where homeowners will often redecorate and mount shelves, media, décor and other fixtures.


Habito combines the benefits of old-fashioned plaster and the modern drywall, adding a sense of stability and substance. This allows builders to instill confidence and assurance for consumers who are upgrading to the material in specific rooms or areas of the home, justifying the added expenses that are associated with high-performance building products.

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