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Old 09-13-2011, 10:45 PM   #1
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Finished framing and insulating my basement family room. Ready to purchase drywall and was wondering what type to buy for my walls, the ceiling is done.

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Old 09-14-2011, 06:36 AM   #2
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1/2" for the walls----largest sheet that you can get down the stairs.--

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Old 09-15-2011, 07:25 AM   #3
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And use Moisture/mold resistant board. Any future moisture, water problems will be much easier to deal with.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:43 PM   #4
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If your basement is dry, I'd say use regular 1/2"....
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1/2" for the walls----largest sheet that you can get down the stairs.--
Second this. I had to use 8 foot sheets which means many more butt joints
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If hang vertical like I do then just use 8'. I like working with just factory joints. Just my $.02 worth

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