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Old 05-13-2012, 02:58 PM   #1
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Covering slump block wall


I have slump block walls exposed on the interior of my house. I would like to cover them with sheetrock. My rooms are small so I would like to take up as little space as possible. I know I could fir out the walls and then sheetrock but is there another alternative that would take up less of the interior space? I have heard of adhering the sheetrock directly to the slump block with adhesive but I am skeptical of getting the walls level and concerns if the sheetrock could shift and end up with cracks and endless repairs. I have also heard of attaching lathe to the slump block and then applying plaster. Has anyone used either of these methods with long term success?


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You may get away with it in your area since it's so dry but it will give you no insulataion value so the outside heat will just transfure to the inside.

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You may get away with it in your area since it's so dry but it will give you no insulataion value so the outside heat will just transfure to the inside.
Get away with what?
I am not concerned with insulation for the moment. Will address it when I look into stucco on the exterior.
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