08:48PM | 12/30/00
Member Since: 12/30/00
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We need to put a celeing in our basement. Right now it is just padded insulation. Does any one know of a very cheap way of doing this as we have a low budget. Thank you.


05:15AM | 01/03/01
Member Since: 03/13/00
1675 lifetime posts
If you're doing it yourself, drywall is very inexpensive. You could even save the taping, mudding, sanding, and painting steps for a future time.


07:00AM | 01/17/01
Member Since: 01/16/01
71 lifetime posts
I'm in the process of estimating the cost of finishing my basement and am looking at using a dropped fiberglass tile ceiling. The prep and installation work required for a dropped ceiling isn't as demanding as drywall, and it allows easy access to my overhead wiring, gas and plumbing should I need to get to anything.

I've gone to the Armstrong site and downloaded their material estimator program, which gave me an estimated list of materials, which I then went to my local orange warehouse and priced it out.



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