Types Of Common Wall Partitions
A partition wall is a thin interior wall that divides the space within a building into rooms or areas. It is supported by either concrete floors or beams that span between the major walls. There are various types of partition walls that are commonly used in Malaysia; home, office and open space.
Brick Partition Walls
Brick partitions are one of the most prevalent and cost-effective forms of partition walls. It is a natural, pure material that has no negative environmental impact. Bricks are burned at such high temperatures that organic elements are destroyed.
Brick partition walls are exclusively composed of plain bricks and come in three different varieties:
· Plain brick partition walls
· Reinforced brick partition walls
· Brick nogging partition walls
Each variety has different strength, durability, thickness, installation steps and few other characteristics. You can choose any of these three that is suitable with your building and concept. For example, some restaurants or cafes that has industrial concept they will put plain brick partition walls as the partition as it brings out the industrial vibes.
Glass Partition Walls
If you want elegant and classy vibes in your house, glass partition wall might be the best option for you. A glass partition wall is lightweight, simple, and inexpensive to build, yet it provides adequate privacy and sound insulation.
There are two types of partition wall that is commonly used in our country:
· Glass sheet partition wall
· Hollow glass block partition wall
These two types of glass partitions have various thickness, size and shape that you can choose or customize to your preference. The differences are glass sheet partition walls are see-through but hollow glass block partition walls are translucent and it can be decorated or left plain.
If you want to customize folding glass partitions for any part of your house or building, folding partition Malaysia offers various services related to glass walls. Maintenance, customization and even installation of the glass partition walls.
Wooden or Timber Partition Walls
A timber partition wall made out of a wooden framework that is supported either by the floor below or by the sidewalls. It is usually used in buildings for the workplace or halls. In some places, this type of partition wall is movable depending on where it is installed.
There are two types of wooden partition walls:
· Standard wooden partition wall
· Trussed wooden partition wall
Trussed partitions are self-supporting and are used when you need to build a partition on a story above the first one and there is no support beneath it while vertical members or studs are used in standard partitions. It is used to connect the higher horizontal (head) and lower horizontal (sill) elements.
Nowadays, people have reduced the usage of this partition wall because of the high-cost and it is easier to decay.
Usage of partition walls has been trendy for quite some time because of its value and functionality. Some are permanently installed and there are other types that are portable and movable. Installing partition walls at your house or building can be very useful and maybe easier to maintain.