Room conversion


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Old 06-09-24, 02:03 PM
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just wondering what do I need to do turn this into a room is it dry wall or a plywood ?
 
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Old 06-09-24, 05:21 PM
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It is up to you what you want for wall covering. Drywall is cheap but requires finishing if you want the walls to be seamless. Plywood requires minimal finishing but you will have seams. You could also do beadboard plywood sheets or even shiplap. It all depends on the look you want.
 
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Old 06-09-24, 08:05 PM
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Iím looking for more of a plaster looking finish which you would see in your typical house what would you recommend ?
 
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That would be drywall, then.
 
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The photo of the wall with the door open shows the 2x4 studs have the 4 inch side parallel to sheathing rather than perpendicular to sheathing making it easier for this wall to bow in/out as more weight is added, especially if adding finish material to the inside roof area. This is further aggravated by the fact there is nothing tying the side walls together. This room can't be part of a house! Is there a permit involved?
 
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Do you think I would need to build supports then ?to prevent that and dry wall on top of them
 
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Old 06-10-24, 02:24 PM
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Looking at your outlets it appears you may be in the UK or Europe. What is your location?
 
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Old 06-11-24, 04:56 AM
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Ireland apparently. Good eye, Ironman.
 
 

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