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04-17-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,358
Posted By Jampac

You're fine, greenboard in the bathroom is...

You're fine, greenboard in the bathroom is standard procedure. Like mentioned above don't use it as a tile backer, other then that use it on every wall.
04-13-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,308
Posted By Jampac

Unless you get a really friendly inspector you...

Unless you get a really friendly inspector you can nix him going up in the attic to inspect. The whole point of the inspection is to make sure everything is o.k. before drywall install. If you cover...
04-12-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,282
Posted By Jampac

The spacing won't be a problem, when I frame...

The spacing won't be a problem, when I frame suspended drywall systems I always space the tee's 2' apart. 2' spacing is stantard when hanging trusses, I only do commercial work so 5/8 drywall is what...
04-12-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,308
Posted By Jampac

The only reason to hang the ceiling first is...

The only reason to hang the ceiling first is because it's easier to butt the drywall to the ceiling then the other way around. Hang the wall and do your business in peace and quiet knowing that no...
04-12-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By Jampac

Return it, banjo's are only good for good for big...

Return it, banjo's are only good for good for big jobs to speed up the process. Not only that but they make a mess.
04-09-07, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Jampac

Now I understand, !/4" drywall will work fine,...

Now I understand, !/4" drywall will work fine, also you could apply the compound directly to the 2x to gain even more room. I have done this before without problem.
04-05-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By Jampac

This is a common problem resulting from the...

This is a common problem resulting from the drywall being hung flush to the edge of the window with a small piece of drywall above and below the width of the opening. There is little you can do as...
04-05-07, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By Jampac

Use durabond and there shouldn't be any problems...

Use durabond and there shouldn't be any problems make sure to tape where the drywall meets the 2x, also use the easy sand durabond as the name says sanding is a whole lot easier. Don't worry about...
04-05-07, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,632
Posted By Jampac

Rent an electric sander with vaccum attachement...

Rent an electric sander with vaccum attachement from HD or other. Send the kids to the zoo or museum with the wife. Sand away be careful to not hold sander in same location for too long or you'll...
04-05-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,087
Posted By Jampac

The way I do arches is I mark it out on plywood,...

The way I do arches is I mark it out on plywood, figure the size of the radius snap a center line on the ground then I snap a second line square to the first one. Lay down the plywood on the squared...
04-05-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,796
Posted By Jampac

I plan on doing the same thing to my house, there...

I plan on doing the same thing to my house, there is no problem with the plan as long as you use a 2x that will span the entire lenght of the room and that you nail it at the ends to the existing...
04-05-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,352
Posted By Jampac

I'm facing the same problem with my house, I was...

I'm facing the same problem with my house, I was planning on sistering a new 2x to the existing one and using a double joist hanger on the ends. I never thought about the mortised end of the old 2x...
04-05-07, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 139,491
Posted By Jampac

Keep the dust down wear a mask or respirator and...

Keep the dust down wear a mask or respirator and you have nothing to worry about. Asbestos won't cause cancer even if you inhale some when removing popcorn. 95% percent of cancer cases were from...
04-05-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 12,960
Posted By Jampac

Wouldn't it be cheaper to rent if this is all you...

Wouldn't it be cheaper to rent if this is all you need to do, Unless you plan on multiple uses purchasing a gun seems like a waste of money, if you do plan on using it multiple times buy the better...
04-05-07, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,472
Posted By Jampac

Once the integrity of the drywall core is...

Once the integrity of the drywall core is weakened patching it will never hold as good as before. If you want to reinstall the bar in the same location the only way to make it durable is the plywood...
04-05-07, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,122
Posted By Jampac

Use paper tape everywhere, unless you have walls...

Use paper tape everywhere, unless you have walls at angles other then 90*. Use whatever coumpoud you prefer they're all pretty much the same, don't worry about using different types from taping to...
04-05-07, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,381
Posted By Jampac

How long is the wall you want to install the 1/4"...

How long is the wall you want to install the 1/4" drywall on? The reason i'm asking is that 1/4" drywall should not be used as the only layer, meaning screwed directly to the framing. On standard 16"...
04-05-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By Jampac

More then likely it's junk even if it dosen't...

More then likely it's junk even if it dosen't have clumps in it, old compound won't bond well to the drywall paper resulting in a poor finnish.
04-05-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 984
Posted By Jampac

like Rockpro said the blocking mentioned is used...

like Rockpro said the blocking mentioned is used in bearing walls to help against deflection, meaning the studs won't end up looking like bananas when the load is applied.
04-05-07, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,900
Posted By Jampac

On the doors you want to use trim screws so it's...

On the doors you want to use trim screws so it's nice and solid, casing around the doors should be trim screws also. The windows and base you can use nails shoot them at an angle so they hold better....
03-24-07, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,263
Posted By Jampac

Follow hotinOKC's advice unless you want to spend...

Follow hotinOKC's advice unless you want to spend money for nothing. Remove it taking good precautions so there is minimal dust wear a mask and you'll be fine. Knowing that it's asbestos won't change...
03-24-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,574
Posted By Jampac

If your putting down durock or similar tile...

If your putting down durock or similar tile backer check with the plumber, most plumbers won.t like the tile backer since they won't be able to just use a holesaw to make the hole.
03-24-07, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,718
Posted By Jampac

Lay the tiles down on the floor and play with...

Lay the tiles down on the floor and play with them until you get the right grout joint size, leave a grout space between the wall and tile if the joints are too big in the middle the first tile can...
03-24-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,115
Posted By Jampac

Hammer it to pieces as long as you don't it the...

Hammer it to pieces as long as you don't it the other tiles around it you'll be fine.
03-24-07, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,281
Posted By Jampac

I'm confused like Bill, I can't understand the...

I'm confused like Bill, I can't understand the how the drywall is on the pocket door wall but not part of the assembly. But anyways 5/8 drywall is not an issue I'm finishing a bldg that had over 200...
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