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Old 02-18-2011, 08:14 PM   #1
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When hanging drywall should I be using nails or screws on the seams?

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Old 02-18-2011, 08:29 PM   #2
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http://bestdrywall.com/files/ReduceCallbacks.pdf

http://www.taunton.com/finehomebuild...tt-joints.aspx

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/PDF/Free/021174058.pdf

The best for last; http://gypsum.org/pdf/GA-216-2010.html

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Both are accepted practices on wood framing. I use nails AND adhesive. Most people use screws as it's easier for the average person (especially overhead). In either case, I'd recommend the use of drywall stud adhesive.....
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Thanks to both of you for the feedback.
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