STARC Wall System Cost Comparison Vs. Drywall

Our reusable modular temporary containment solutions are exceptionally durable, providing significant cost savings over time when compared with building drywall containment.

STARC Installation

  • Pays for itself after just 2-3 uses
  • No disruption to patients and staff
  • Exceeds ICRA Class IV requirements
  • Durable and reusable
  • RealWall™ backed by a 3-year warranty
  • LiteBarrier™ and FireblockWall ™ backed by a 2-year warranty

Drywall Installation

  • One-time use only
  • Noisy and disruptive to build and dismantle
  • Creates lots of dangerous and harmful dust
  • Environmentally unfriendly

One 5-Phase Job Achieves Payback 

The chart below compares our modular wall system pricing for RealWall, LiteBarrier and FireblockWall™, compared with drywall costs typically associated with building temporary containment.

cost comparison chart

Positive ROI Achieved

  • LiteBarrier achieves positive ROI after phase #2: Total five phase savings over $55,000
  • RealWall achieves positive ROI after phase #3: Total five-phase savings over $35,000
  • FireblockWall with Cap achieves positive ROI after phase #2: Total five phase savings over $200,000

Customers frequently report hundreds of installations completed from initial investment, with revenue and savings generated on every project going forward.


  • Job is 5 phases/ 100′ each phase
  • Drywall cost @ $169/linear foot; Drywall with soffit @ $585/linear foot
  • STARC RealWall™ cost $479 / linear foot
  • STARC LiteBarrier™ $279 / linear foot
  • STARC FireblockWall™ with Cap $867/ linear foot