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Old 04-14-2009, 08:11 PM   #1
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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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