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No Silly Questions Here, Beth

Posted by David on February 6th, 2003 08:45 AM
In reply to Screwing drywall to ceiling furring strips by Beth on February 6th, 2003 07:17 AM [Go to top of thread]

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Personally, I would remove the furring and attach my drywall right to the joists.

If your joists are on 16" centers, I'd use 1/2" "no-sag" drywall; 5/8" fiber reinforced if your joists are centered at 24". Attach to the joists with a construction adhesive such as Liquid Nails, and preferrably 1-5/8" drywall screws, but in combination with adhesive nailing is okay, too.

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