There are various types of drywalls depending on the task and the place where it will be used and installed. As one of the most important benefits that drywalls offer is the presence of pointed or tapered edges on the long edges of the sheets of drywall that, when joined together, forms a thin recess for drywall tape and joint compound that permits invisible finished joints.
There is additionally an ECO board produced using reused material to make drywall that resembles concrete. There are many names used for drywall such as Sheetrock (U.S. Gypsum Corporation product.), gypsum board, wallboard, gyp board and plasterboard.