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07-18-16, 03:28 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

resilient channels are for soundproofing not...

resilient channels are for soundproofing not acoustic treatment. I am building acoustic treatment panels for my room and the ceiling is the main area because it is closest hard wall in most given...
07-17-16, 12:43 PM
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Posted By armansrsa

How to attach a joist hanger to a wall?

Hi there. I purchased some of these joist hangers (please see pic) and wish to attach them to a brick wall in my garage. I was wondering if you need anchors or can normal masonry nails be used? the...
07-14-16, 12:40 AM
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Views: 943
Posted By armansrsa

Thanks for the info. How do I attach the...

Thanks for the info. How do I attach the perimeter ledger to the wall though and should I use 2 X 6's for the perimeter and for the studs?

To answer your question, the walls are all masonry
07-13-16, 03:10 PM
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Posted By armansrsa

How to put up wooden beams wall to wall in my garage

Hi there
I have a real easy question. I have a garage that is 6 meters (20ft) X 3 meters (10ft) and want to convert it into a music recording studio. I need to create a false ceiling which I will...
11-19-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,447
Posted By armansrsa

Do I need to drill with a drill bit first, or...

Do I need to drill with a drill bit first, or will those goes straight through both sheets of metal?
11-19-14, 08:25 AM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By armansrsa

better late than never :) Have a look here...

better late than never :)

Have a look here as well at 5.43 onward and please, they also say not to screw:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43spsv0QISc


Also, forgive me if this is a stupid...
11-18-14, 02:18 PM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By armansrsa

I just want the most support possible because I...

I just want the most support possible because I will have double sheetrock and vinyl inbetween the sheets which weighs quite a bit. What screws should I use if I want to screw the studs this way?
11-18-14, 01:13 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

Thanks a million Chandler. May I ask why I...

Thanks a million Chandler. May I ask why I shouldn't join the left and right studs of the new wall to the track/plates of the perpindicular drywall? That would provide extra support woudn't it?
11-17-14, 05:42 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

Nope. No earthquakes here. I see many videos have...

Nope. No earthquakes here. I see many videos have contradicting practices so I am going to go with what you suggest and screw the studs into the the steel plates/tracks. This will mean that the new...
11-17-14, 04:56 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

I have stipulated that I am using steel framing....

I have stipulated that I am using steel framing. I would really appreciate accurate advice as I am a beginner.

thank you
11-17-14, 04:41 AM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By armansrsa

Thanks for your reply. Please see the following @...

Thanks for your reply. Please see the following @ 1:38 into the video. It is in spanish but clearly stipulates that you should not screw the studs into the plates due to changes in climate. Please...
11-17-14, 04:23 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

Thanks Chandler. I think I understand. So each...

Thanks Chandler. I think I understand. So each stud should be screwed to the plate twice. Once at the top and once at the bottom right? Does this apply to all the studs including the far left and...
11-17-14, 02:26 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

Here is another diagram I found. According to...

Here is another diagram I found. According to this, a stud needs to be attached to another stud. In my example, the join (please see dotted line in my diagram) where I intend to build the drywall is...
11-17-14, 02:03 AM
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Posted By armansrsa

Hi Chandler. Thanks for your reply. In the...

Hi Chandler. Thanks for your reply. In the diagram, the yellow is the sheetrock and I think he only used 2 layers of sheetrock with some black vinyl material over the solid walls. On the separating...
11-16-14, 02:01 PM
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Views: 1,447
Posted By armansrsa

4th drywall for my home studio needed...but how?

My drywalling installation person is taking too long to get back to me and I need to install a 4th drywall as indicated by the dotted line to cover the window area of my home studio ASAP. I am...
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