new walls

Old 04-02-03, 05:00 AM
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i just put up new walls in my basement i would like paneling in two rooms car siding in another sheet rock in the rest.
do i need anything behind the paneling or car siding like sheet rock or can i nail it to the studs?
Old 04-02-03, 07:58 PM
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Hi nitro,

Welcome to the forums, I'd recommend 1/2" rock behind the paneling, 1/4" paneling isn't very sturdy on it's own, & very hard to patch holes in.

The car siding would probablly be ok attached directly to the studs.

Hope that helps out.

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