Which tool should I buy?
Original Ceiling Board Hanger -
Choose this tool if you are looking to fit plasterboards
up onto exposed timber joists quickly and single-handedly
without the need of any jacking or lifting equipment.
Over-Board Hanger - Choose
this tool if you wish to fit new plasterboards onto
an existing ceiling without removing the old ceiling.
This process is also known as 'over-boarding' and
is commonly used on older buildings during restoration
projects, and/or to help meet fire and building regulations.
Ceiling Board and Overboard Kit
- Choose this great value combination kit if you want
the benefit of being able to fit plasterboards onto
exposed joists as well as being able to over-board
an existing ceiling. This combo kit includes both
our best-selling Original Ceiling Board Hanger and
Over-Board Hanger, and offers a massive saving over
buying both tools separately.
Click here to buy.
Can the ceiling board hangers be used for smaller
boards other than full sheets?
Yes. The clamp sets are designed to take all sizes of
boards up to 12.5mm x 2400mm x 1200mm.
What is the maximum width of joist your clamps will
The clamps will work on joists of up to 50mm (2")
thick, which is the typical standard width of joist
used in houses throughout the United Kingdom. If your
joists are wider than this, or if you are in a different
country where your joists are slightly different to
those normally used in the United Kingdom, please contact
us to discuss our bespoke sizing options.
Are the clamp sets heavy?
No, each pair only weigh approximately 800gm.
Are the ceiling board hangers bulky items?
No. They will quite easily fit in your side pockets
when working with them and take up minimal room in a
Do the clamp sets come with a warranty, and are spares
Yes. The ceilingboard hangers come with a 12-month warranty
and spare parts are readily available.
Are the ceiling board hangers made of lightweight plastics
Both clamp sets are made of heavy duty zinc electro-plated
steel for durability.
Can the ceiling board hangers damage the plasterboards
No, each plasterboard clamp is fitted with an anti-compression
plate to alleviate damage.
Are the ceiling board hangers an expensive plasterboard
tool to buy?
Certainly not, and they should recoup their initial
outlay in labour costs alone by one man operation after
fitting only a few boards.
The average 12.5mm board weighs about 25kg, don’t
they need two people to get the board up to the ceiling?
Not any more, the unique design of the ceilingboard
hanger allows just one person alone to easily fit plasterboard