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Old 04-29-02, 12:23 PM
Steve Swiatecki
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We are replacing a plaster ceiling on a screened porch of a 52 year old house. Is there such a thing as outdoor drywall? Or would regular drywall work as long as the roof is in good shape?
 
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Old 05-03-02, 05:24 AM
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I would try using Green Board. Its water resistant. Also make sure to use a good primer and finish with exterior gloss paint
 
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Old 05-08-02, 07:13 PM
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Staple up a vapor barrier to minimize water damage if the roof ever goes into disrepair.

Normal 5/8" sheetrock will do the trick.

Texturize to get that plaster look back.

I perfer a nice t&g pine on porch ceilings, but the budget must be able to handle the extra expense.
 
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