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unless you have strapping...

Posted by jb on January 11th, 2002 01:44 PM
In reply to Load Bearing Walls by Tim G on January 11th, 2002 09:53 AM [Go to top of thread]

In my area the drywall on ceilings is hung on "strapping" or 1x3 firring strips that are run perpendicular to the joists. So, if this is the case then you might be wrong. You HAVE to be 100% certain, otherwise your house can be SERIOUSLY damaged. You need to cut an inspection hole and VERIFY.

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