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marshc

06:23AM | 09/14/05
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I have a split entry home in which I will be drywalling the basement(used as a family room). Some framing is necessary to support drywall in certain areas. I'd like to hang drywall underneath the stairs(upper section of stairs) and on the side of the stairs where they protrude in the basement. However, most applications I've seen utilize a closet framed out under the stairs. I'd rather use the space under the upper section of stairs as part of the family room itself even though it's a small space. Also, one side of the upper stairs is against the wall bordering the lower stairs. Is it possible to hang drywall directly to the underside of the stair stringers?
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