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  • Posted in thread: Tap-con Tips - learnin the hard way on 03-01-2008 at 06:10 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
    cons work...

  • Posted in thread: Soffit Drywall Repair on 02-25-2008 at 06:44 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 03:30 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 07:07 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 02:16 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 10:00 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
    2x3's covered...

  • Posted in thread: Basement Furring Strips on 02-05-2008 at 05:11 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 05:54 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...

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