News, Tips, and Updates

News, Tips, and Updates

Crawl Space Access Panels with GFRG and GFRC

Many buildings incorporate a crawl space as a necessary part of the architecture. This usually unfinished space can offer access to plumbing and electrical components, assist with installation, and provide ventilation of harmful gases. An access panel seals off the entrance to the crawl space while still allowing access when needed. Crawl space access panels […]

GFRG Ceiling Access Panels

At GC Products, along with our subsidiary Ledge Products, we utilize glass fiber reinforced gypsum (also known as GFRG or GRG) to create ceiling access panels that are durable, fire safe, and affordable. Unlike other access panels made of metal or plastic, GFRG panels blend in with the ceiling they are installed in, rather than […]

Access Panels: The Benefits of GFRG Panels Over Metal and Plastic

Access panels are found in almost every commercial property, and many residential ones as well, where there is a need to hide electrical wiring, pipes, and other functional aspects of the building. Because they are so commonly used, access panels are available in a range of materials with metal, plastic, and GFRG as some of […]

Historic Preservation with GFRG

The charm of historic buildings is undeniable. The ornamentation that characterized classic architecture – columns, ceiling medallions, cornices, mantel pieces, coffered ceilings, and more – creates a unique look that individuals and organizations alike seek to preserve. Many of the ornamental features were originally made from plaster castings that have decayed as time passed. While […]

Benefits of GFRG Column Covers over Plaster

Columns are a necessary structural element of many buildings, but the metal beams do not usually fit with the interior design. For interior columns, covers are installed and finished to match the decor and architecture. In the past, Interior column covers were typically created from materials like plaster, marble and stone. Plaster in particular was […]

Thinner Material for Easier Installation

Compared to pre-cast, stone, and other materials, GFRC has a far higher strength to weight ratio. For thicker materials, this makes them nearly impenetrable. But one of GFRC’s other benefits is that you do not have to create products of the same thickness as you would other materials. Many of our customers opt for GFRC […]

Can You Pressure Wash GFRC?

Glass Fiber Reinforced Concrete (commonly referred to as GFRC) is a composite material that is more customizable than traditional concrete. It can be molded into any shape and is lightweight, durable, flame retardant. Within the field of architecture, GFRC is generally used to craft decorative facades, but also sees use in tables, countertops, fountains, and […]

How to Clean and Maintain GFRG

Glass Fiber Reinforced Gypsum, known by its acronym GFRG, is used as an interior finishing material as an alternative to plaster. The material uses glass fibers held together with gypsum concrete. This combination can be cast into any shape, is flame-retardant, and lightweight. GFRG also offers additional strength over plaster. But while it is extremely […]

Contractors: Two Small Products that Make a Big Difference in Design and Quality

Contractors are always trying to save money. A slightly cheaper wood, or a paint that’s a few dollars less – all of these can help the contractor save money without sacrificing the quality of work to the customer. GC Products Inc. offers two off-the-shelf products that not only provide similar value, but are still of […]

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