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1/4" Drywall question...


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01-09-07, 05:08 AM   #1  
1/4" Drywall question...

I assume this is the stuff to use for arched entryways? Also, I'm guessing it could be used for a flat basement cieling to conserve headspace?

 
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01-09-07, 05:38 AM   #2  
1/4" Drywall question...

Forget about using it for a ceiling.

It will sag and you don't save enough headroom to make a difference (only 1/4 to 3/8").

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01-09-07, 05:39 AM   #3  
It can also be used to cover damaged plaster/drywall.

 
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01-09-07, 05:40 AM   #4  
It can also be used to cover damaged plaster/drywall. I wouldn't use it alone on a ceiling. It only saves 1/4" height and it will probably sag over time.

 
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01-09-07, 05:53 AM   #5  
Sagging, yeah that makes sense. But is it what is used for making an arched entryway?
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01-09-07, 06:10 AM   #6  
Yes you can use it on the arch. 1/4" drywalls 2 main uses are to overlay an existing wall or use on a radius as it bends better than the thicker drywall.


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