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  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 10-07-2010 at 11:40 AM
    i rolld out some insulation last month and think the joists were 16", cause the rolls fit
    snugly between each joist. Well ,come to think of it, maybe they were 24". I'll have to check
    it out t be sure...

  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 10-06-2010 at 10:46 AM
    Check the size, span and on center spacing of the ceiling joists. If the ceiling material is
    original to the house it is probably plaster and lath. This weighs 8# per square foot, plus the
    insulation ...

  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 10-06-2010 at 10:39 AM
    you said my suggestion sounds rinky dink? i have screwed rock over other rock dozens of times
    and guess what? no call backs or complaints on any of them. your deal may be different though.
    if you don'...

  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 09-27-2010 at 07:32 PM
    would there be a need to nail/screw up support-type 1x4 or 2x4 pieces of wood across the old
    sheetrock throughout the who ceiling and screw the new sheetrock over this, the old sheetrock
    and the beams...

  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 09-25-2010 at 10:43 PM
    8ft tall, 14" from celing to top of window molding.

  • Posted in thread: Drywall Issues -- easy fix? on 09-25-2010 at 09:48 PM
    wish my cracks were like this. Whatever you may do might just draw more attention to the spot.
    I see nothing major here, either. But it ain't my house.

  • Posted in thread: Repairing cracks in the ceiling on 09-25-2010 at 09:45 PM
    unless you or your guy is a real craftsman, you will just draw attention to the covered cracks,
    esp with the textured parts. I'm not a pro, just speaking from experience. Most of those aren't
    bad, at ...

  • Posted in thread: OK to cap ceiling or better to gut, replace? on 09-25-2010 at 09:42 PM
    i have a 70 yr old house pier and beam with some terrible cracked popcorn ceiling in the
    living/dining/kitchen rooms. My house has moderate foundation issues, though it has more or
    less settled, thoug...

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