Paneling instead of drywall


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Old 09-02-04, 09:53 AM
chucknra
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Question Paneling instead of drywall

I understand you can panel instead of drywall onto wall studs. I'm finishing out my basement and want to weigh all options (I know it might be more expensive). Is there a certain type of panel or thickness made to put straight on the studs instead of on firing strips or drywall? All information would be appreciated. Thanks.
 
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Old 09-02-04, 10:46 AM
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You might check the buidling code there. Regular 1/4" paneling on studs is pretty flimsy to touch. Better to put it over sheetrock, unless you can find something heavier.
 
 

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