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J187 04-14-2009 07:11 PM

Drywall stagger joints?
 
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Are you supposed to stagger drywall joints in a corner? Meaning full sheet of wall 1 on top, cut sheet on bottom and full sheet on top and cut sheet on bottom on wall 2 as well. Or flip them, full on top of wall 1, full on bottom of wall 2?

Phuture 04-14-2009 07:25 PM

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no it is not nessessary to stagger the joints around a corner. you should stagger the butt joints (the non beveled edges) between the top and bottom rows of drywall.

Gary in WA 04-14-2009 10:17 PM

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J187 04-15-2009 07:32 AM

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Originally Posted by GBAR in WA (Post 260058)

Thanks anyway but I am unable to view PDF files at the moment.

Thanks for the answer phuture. I always thought it to be the case. The reason I asked was because I was watching diy channel yesterday and the guy was saying it was very important that 4 corners not meet in a corner.

bjbatlanta 04-15-2009 06:54 PM

Just ONE good reason NOT to watch the DIY channels....

J187 04-15-2009 08:55 PM

yeah, they definitely tiled over backerboard with no vapor barrier, no membrane and no waterproofing! To top it all off they used mastic to put up 12x12 tiles on the wall.


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