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What are door and board lifters used for?

What are door and board lifters used for?

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Door lifters, board lifters, panel lifters and drywall lifters all perform the same jobs of supports panels or sheets of rigid materials, like wood or plastic Door and board lifters are specifically designed to lift and hold doors, panels, or any other rigid sheet materials while they are being fitted. They’re designed to allow one person to fit panels which would otherwise require more than one person.

Fitting doors

door lifter, board lifter, drywall lifter and panel lifter are all names for simple lifting tools to hold doors while they're fitted They are commonly used to assist with fitting doors, as they need to clear the floor to open freely. Doors can be heavy and difficult for a single person to handle. You will have both hands free to attach hinges while the door is elevated using your foot.

Fitting plasterboards

Door or board lifters hold doors in place while they're fitted Another common use is to assist with fitting plasterboard, also known as wallboard, gypsum board, and drywall (particularly in the U.S). These boards are used to line interior walls and ceilings. Plasterboard is installed flush to the ceiling, rather than the floor. It’s a quicker alternative to traditional plaster, which takes a long time to dry.
Wonkee Donkee says "Plaster has been used in architecture and art for millenniums, by the ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, and Romans. The first type of plasterboard, a Sackett board, was invented at the end of the 19th Century."

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