basement remodel


Old 06-16-17, 06:19 AM
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basement remodel

Hi All, this may seem odd but I want to finish a room in the basement but I really don't want to carry the sheets of drywall down many stairs, aside from hiring someone to do this I am looking for suggestions, thing of possibly cutting the sheets in half and putting trim over the seams.
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Old 06-16-17, 08:49 AM
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Not sure what you have for stairs, straight or twists and turns, but, if you order from a lumber yard they may be willing to deliver the drywall to the basement.

Having innovated for many one-man jobs, depending upon those stairs you might be able to make a slide for the edge of the drywall. There are also handled that help or you can come up with a rope arrangement that results in a handle right where you need it to manage the sheets.

Old 06-16-17, 08:53 AM
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IMO putting trim over the seams looks tacky. If possible I'd try to figure out how to get full sheets down there but if that won't happen - I'd plan on extra finish work for a seamless looking wall/ceiling
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Agree, it looks tacky,guess i'll figure something out.
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There's no two ways about it, the smaller the sheets of drywall, the more work finishing it.

It's completely a basement, no window or anything the drywall could go through instead of navigating the stairs?

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