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Old 06-28-2012, 06:08 PM   #1
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liquid nails b/ween ceiling sheetrock and joists


Someone told me i should always use liquid nails in addition to screws when installing drywall on ceilings that have a walking floor above them, in order to reduce noise transfer.

I was wondering how important and effective that is as i just screwed one sheet but forgot to use liquid nails.

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liquid nail does NOT go on sheetrock for ANY reason, the oils in it will bleed through the sheetrock and will always be a problem in the future. the right way is to make sure you use screws every 6 iches into strapping and no nails. also make sure your screws do NOT break through the paper otherwise the screw is usless.
if you want to reduce noise transfer i suggest you install resilient channel instead of strapping (1x3 fir).

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