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by 49wjd
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: basement floor - control joints
Replies: 2
Views: 106

basement floor - control joints

My basement project required relocation of the rough-in drains placed by the builder, and thus a section of the concrete floor was removed. That section of concrete contained the intersection of two perpendicular control joints. How important is reconstruction of the control joints when the new conc...
by 49wjd
Sun Sep 24, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Lifting a Ceiling Frame
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: Lifting a Ceiling Frame

mrtomcat,

not sure if this helps your application, and maybe you have seen it already:
http://www.soundproofingcompany.com/sou ... in-a-room/
by 49wjd
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Floating basement walls
Replies: 7
Views: 402

Re: Floating basement walls

So my question is how do I frame floating walls that have to cross under the beam/duct since I can't nail the wall to the floor joists above it in that section? Can I frame the wall to drop under it and secure it to the joists on each side of the beam? Will that be stable enough? My other question ...
by 49wjd
Sat Jul 08, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Floating Basement walls in AB
Replies: 3
Views: 212

Re: Floating Basement walls in AB

Shannon wrote:You can put the floating part of the wall to the top if you like , but that will not work with drywalled ceilings only will work if you use suspended ceiling system.
For use with drywall ceiling, one could use baseboard trim upside down at top, or crown molding, to cover the gap.