Hanging DryWall


Old 01-17-02, 10:10 AM
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Question Hanging DryWall

On a 4X8 sheet of drywall hung horz. on standard 16" studs, what is the best quantity and placement of drywall screws?
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Old 01-19-02, 10:32 AM
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according to code, screws need to be placed every 16 in. along each stud (for walls, screws in 1/2" drywall with studs 16" on center). of course, each end of the drywall sheet ends in the center of the stud so there is good support at each seam.

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