Last Activity:02-26-2008 1:44 AM
Posted in thread: Tap-con Tips - learnin the hard way on 03-01-2008 at 07:10 AM
I am using Tap cons to hang furring strips in my basement to get ready to hang my drywall. Well
what I thought wouldn't be that big a job has turned out to be quite the little chore. The Tap
Posted in thread: Soffit Drywall Repair on 02-25-2008 at 07:44 PM
Thanks to all for the excellent suggestions. I had a lot of problems with the plastic corner
pieces on this job. I thought it was solely because I was first timer with the stuff. I'm sure
that was par...
Posted in thread: Soffit Drywall Repair on 02-24-2008 at 04:30 PM
A number of years ago I installed a soffit(frame and drywall covering) to box around the
ductwork in our basement. The boxout/soffit itself is about 6 feet across the bottom, 20 feet
long, and has 12"...
Posted in thread: Basement Furring Strips on 02-06-2008 at 08:07 PM
Was the drywall wavy when you took it down? Im having trouble believing you would ripe down all
the drywall just because of a sloppy spackling job. Is that really the only reason? i just want
to make ...
Posted in thread: Working Around Furring Strips on 02-05-2008 at 03:16 PM
If your running 2x3's like a stardard wall ( 2-1/2" away from exterior wall) keep your holes
towards the back of the 2x3. If your running the 2x3's on flat ( 1-1/2" away from exreior wall)
then go up ...
Posted in thread: Working Around Furring Strips on 02-05-2008 at 11:00 AM
Hello, new to the group here. I'm just starting to renovate our basement and have a question as
to the best way to work outlet wiring around the furring strips.The furring strips will be
Posted in thread: Basement Furring Strips on 02-05-2008 at 06:11 AM
What was the condition of the concrete...water stains or white chalky stuff on the wall.Any
moisture on the old sheetrock, or mold ,black stains on the wood. This depends on how you want
to tackle the...
Posted in thread: Basement Furring Strips on 02-04-2008 at 06:54 PM
Hi,New to the group here. I'm just starting the process of renovating the basement and have
found the answers to many of my questions on basement drywall and furring strips already by
going through th...