avoid expanded foam insulation the type that has little white beads pressed together when insulating basement walls because it isnt as durable and has a lower r-value. make cuts by snapping chalk lines to mark and then score it with a utility knife as deep as the blade will penetrate. then snap the sheet just like you cut drywall.
i am in the planning phases of my finishing a basement in a home built in 2014 with poured concrete walls. located in indiana, near chicago, climate zone 5. i plan to do most of this with 2 xps on the walls, 2×4 framing, then covered in drywall.
basement and garage; 11 doable ways to diy a basement ceiling choosing your basement ceiling can be tricky it can be tempting to go bare-bones with the ceilings so you dont lose any clearance
community forums; rural living; how to wallboard a poured concrete basement wall,, cement board? page 2 of 2 first 1 2. jump to page: results 11 to 17 of 17 how to wallboard a poured concrete basement wall,, cement board? for the insulation, you need a different adhesive. it is commonly available at all the hardware stores, but you need it
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cement board used in tile underlayment is now standard for most tile installations, but particularly for floor tile.the primary benefit of cement board is that it doesn't break down or expand or warp if it gets wet. this is a distinct advantage over plywood and drywall. cement board also provides an additional layer over a plywood or particleboard subfloor, adding stiffness to the tiled
this old house general contractor tom silva shows how to warm up a chilly concrete wall. see below for a shopping list and tools. subscribe to this old hou
has anyone every heard of finishing off basement perimeter walls by gluing styrofoam insulation to the concrete and then gluing drywall to the styrofoam?
in just a couple of hours, you can seal and insulate your rim joists, which are major sources of heat loss in many homes. this project will help lower your heating costs and save you money. insulating the rim joists is one of the best things you can do to make your home more energy efficient. and it
i purchased some purple drywall mold and moisture resistant for installing in a finished basement bedroom. one wall is an exterior wall. do i need to install a vapor barrier between the drywall an
from what i've read it appears one can build a basement's walls out of wood. the wood is heavily pressure treated and specifically graded for use in foundations. typical walls use 2x8 s on 16' or 12' centers and either 1/2' or 3/4' treated plywood. if the stud cavities are filled with air permeable insulation an interior air barrier must be used.
make sure the drywall is up off the floor 1/2' to help. 3. you will need to prime and paint the drywall with a gloss or semi-gloss paint to keep water from penatrating the rock/paper surface.
drywall is usually attached to wall studs with 2-inch drywall screws using an electric drill with a driver bit installed. however, in some installations, such as in a basement, it is necessary to glue drywall sheets to the interior of concrete block walls.
am taking the plunge and finishing my basement, have just started. you may see me on this board with many questions to come first is the size of drywall to buy. my ceiling is 9' tall to the joists with at least 1' of this holding pipes, electrical, duct work, etc. have definitely decided on a drop ceiling. my neighbor recommended just getting 8' sheets to save money the drop ceiling will
how to install sheetrock in a basement. the easiest way of adding space to your home is by finishing the basement. the best way to accomplish this is to install sheetrock in a basement. this gives you a more finished look than the bare
dos and donts of finishing basement walls find out what it takes to successfully finish a basements concrete walls to create a comfortable living space down below.
framing basement walls framing your basement walls is the true first step in finishing a basement. get ready, because this is when all of your time spent researching, planning, and designing your basement will finally pay off.
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hi guys, i'm new to this site. and looking for advise on drywall. i'm remodeling a basement and would like to use greenboard on exterior walls which are studed 2x4 and regular drywall on interior wall partitions.
the average cost for a basement finishing contractor is $9000. to hire a basement finishing contractor to finish your basement, you are likely to spend between $3500 and $25000 total. the price of a basement finishing contractor can vary depending on your area.
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how to wallboard a poured concrete basement wall,, cement board? i have a basement room, with two exterior walls, i would like to insulate, and put up some type of 'wallboard' the room is kinda a mini shop for tinkering, and home tool storage, but, it is big enough to add an exercise machine.
what kind of drywall would you recommend to place against cement wall?? trying to finsh a basement.? what kind of drywall would you recommend to place against cement wall?? trying to finsh a basement.? we used the white drywall and all sides. whole basement is cement block. put 2 x 4's if that's the size, not sure and then attach dry
planning guide: basement remodeling basements offer a bonus for homeowners looking to increase living space. but unlike the rest of the house, these below-grade rooms require thoughtful planning
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