basement wall


Old 07-17-06, 06:41 AM
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Question basement wall

I am wanting to finish off the rest of my basement. The basement walls are concrete. I am wanting to put in a non load bearing wall. How exactly do you secure the 2x4 frame to the concrete?
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Old 07-17-06, 10:02 AM
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Nailing with a powder nailer is probably the most common way to secure the bottom plate to concrete.
Old 07-17-06, 12:01 PM
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one of the other methods

is using red heads. You drill a hole in the plate and concrete then beat these things into the hole and then tighten them up.

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