hanging drywall

Old 09-11-08, 07:56 PM
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hanging drywall

I am preparing to hang drywall in my basement. It is a walkout basement, that has wallboard on the outside wall and the drywall goes all the way up to the ceiling joists. I have read that the drywall on the ceiling should rest on the walls. Should i try to trim this drywall down so I can fit the ceiling drywall above it?. Any suggestions are appreciated
Old 09-12-08, 04:00 AM
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Normal process is ceiling first then walls. That way the walls don't get dinged/damaged while doing the ceilings. Since your walls are already done, just do the ceiling, not need to trim walls. Fit boards tightly, if practical.
Old 09-12-08, 04:47 AM
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Butting the wall drywall up to the ceiling drywall helps to hold it between nails/screws but certainly not enough to warrant cutting out any of the drywall on the wall.

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