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Old 07-11-2010, 05:41 PM   #1
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I want to drywall my garage ceiling and it has a second floor. The beams that I would screw the drywall to has a row of metal supports attached to the upstair floor zig zaged and then to the underside of the joist. I'm not sure what these supports are called but can I drywall over them or do I have to move all of them? I think I shoud move them but do I need to keep them or just get rid of them all together.

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Old 07-11-2010, 10:38 PM   #2
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Sounds like you are describing metal cross bracing. You need to leave that in place. You should be able to drywall right over it.

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