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Old 09-09-2010, 12:25 PM   #1
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Framing for drywall vents


I am going to put up a dry wall ceiling in my basement. What is the distance from the vent that is code for the frame typically?So between the wood and the metal vent.

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I am going to put up a dry wall ceiling in my basement. What is the distance from the vent that is code for the frame typically?So between the wood and the metal vent.
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You should maintain 2" between the wood framing and the vent stack.

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Framing for drywall vents


depends on the vent material.. SW. vent requirs 6'' clearence to combustibles.. DW vent requirs 1''
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