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Hanging drywall

Posted by Bruce Ridenour on January 23rd, 2002 07:05 PM
In reply to drywall by bradd on January 23rd, 2002 05:34 PM [Go to top of thread]

Personally, I never hang drywall vertically. The butt joints should be staggered so that you don't have four intersected joints. This makes it a bit easier. Start by haning a four foot long piece on the top row followed by a full sheet. Then hang a full sheet at the beginning of the bottom row. This will stagger the butt joints about four feet apart. Remember to leave a 1 inch gap between the bottom sheet and the floor.

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  • drywall by bradd  1/23/02 05:34 PM

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