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  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 02-03-2015 at 11:05 AM
    Beachguy has a good point. If you're not gaining anything, you might just be creating work for
    yourself. Pop out the panels, clean up the mess, and put new tiles in. Before you decide, take
    a trip to ...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 10:28 AM
    While I can understand your desire to remove a drop ceiling, I'm curious as to your rational
    for doing it in this instance, especially since you won't be gaining any
    height.Remodeling/upgrading kitche...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 09:56 AM
    Where is the duct and how big is it?First pic shows a vent in middle of ceiling...It's a good
    size..there are a couple of different runs.

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 08:50 AM
    Are you running the joists for the drywall the 14'7" direction?Either way a 2X2 won't get
    it.You have been given some good info already but as always,Pics would help.Have not figured
    out what directio...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 08:45 AM
    Yes you could build boxes to cover the hvac, not quit like this guy but you will get the
    idea... Yes, I might be able to do this in some areas and gain some height.Drywall, make sure
    you are not hidin...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 08:11 AM
    Is all that stuff hanging down below the joists in the ceiling? Very often, a contractor (or
    homeowner) will not bother to tuck things away if he knows there will be a drop ceiling to
    cover it. Or do ...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 08:02 AM
    Here's a couple of shots above panels...The lighting up here is messed up! There are some of
    those tubes just lying on panels and groups of lights hanging near one another like this...

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-30-2015 at 08:00 AM
    Here you go... light is to the left of the fridge & desk leading to laundry room & garage.

  • Posted in thread: How to replace drop ceiling with drywall? on 01-29-2015 at 12:04 PM
    The challenge is span and sagging. I would use 2x4 lumber as a bare minimum for that reason
    depending on the span to be covered. This is not a structural consideration but a support
    problem. You can a...

  • Posted in thread: How much paint & which finish? on 01-29-2015 at 09:24 AM
    Thanks!So, flat will not show patch work as much but is not so easy to clean? One rep at paint
    manufacturer recommended flat for the main house color and satin for the trim...I always
    thought semi-glo...

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