08:19PM | 01/06/03
Member Since: 01/04/04
84 lifetime posts
I am refinishing my basement and plan to drywall the ceiling. I have ductwork running through the middle of the room beneath the joists, and there is a structural support beam running parallel to one side of the ductwork. I need to attach some sort of board to the other side so I can drywall around the duct. Can anyone offer any helpful hints, do's and don'ts and/or how to's? After the second board is installed, will I need to add furring strips that run perpendicular to these? Thanks in advance.

[This message has been edited by TchrMommy (edited January 07, 2003).]


07:29AM | 01/07/03
Member Since: 12/27/02
545 lifetime posts
Yes you'll need to think about fireblocking... I answered a similar question a while back and have left the details on my sites forum... go there and you can print out the plan.

Alter Eagle Construction & Design



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