Thursday, March 10, 2011

Magnesium Instead of Drywall

The West Asheville Non-Toxic home uses Magnum Board.
We started finishing our magnum board wall and ceiling panels this week. We are using a magnesium powder+ 200-300 grit sand + water mixture for our finishing material. We use this combination in replace of the typical drywall joint compound.. This is a non toxic, mold proof, water proof and breathable alternative to the accepted standard. The material is a bit more expensive but we feel that the benefits far outweigh the additional cost of the material.

1 comment:

  1. Would you be willing to share the proportions of your mixture? What kind of sand do you use? Could you recommend a supplier for the magnesium powder? Thanks!

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