The weight of a sheet of drywall is contingent on its thickness, brand, and kind. A 4-foot by 8-foot sheet of conventional drywall with a thickness of 1/2 inch weighs roughly 52 pounds. Green board, or moisture resistant drywall, weighs roughly the same as conventional drywall.
Estimating the weight of a sheet of drywall is easy by calculating its total square footage by its weight per square foot. Drywall of 1/2-inch thickness weighs around 1.6 pounds per square foot, while drywall of 5/8-inch thickness weighs an average of 2.31 pounds per square foot. Since 2010, lightweight wallboard has been a popular option. This lightweight wallboard can weigh 30% less than regular wallboard.
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