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use 2x4 studs

Posted by BobF on January 5th, 2000 08:49 AM
In reply to Basement wall construction by P. Brady on January 4th, 2000 07:32 PM [Go to top of thread]

My recommendation is to use 2x4 studs. Build the wall a 1/2 - 1 nch out from the foundation. This helps a lot with the vapor barrier issue (another post topic). Foundation walls are never flat. They have a bow that isn't noticed until the walls are painted.

The DC strapping system is still too new. Let someone eles work out the bugs.

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