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Old 04-25-2009, 10:51 AM   #1
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Before I get started I wanted to make sure I'm installing the sheetrock on my bathroom ceiling correctly. The ceiling is 24" OC and I'm going to use 5/8" sheetrock. From earlier posting I've decided not to use greenboard on the ceiling because it's less rigid and be more likely to sag. There is an exhaust fan in the bathroom

I also understand that I don't have to run strips perpendicular to the rafters because I'm using 5/8 sheetrock.

Can you confirm what I'm doing before I get started?

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Old 04-25-2009, 04:01 PM   #2
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This will work fine. I would suggest using Zinsser's Perma White paint to finish this ceiling. You can tint it to any color. But as a self priming solution you will get active fungicide in all three coats allowing a much longer protection period to prevent mold.

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Old 04-25-2009, 06:03 PM   #3
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Adequate ventilation is the key, no matter what thickness of drywall you use. If it it absorbs enough moisture it will sag. You might want to replace/upgrade the fan while the ceiling is open if it's an older model...
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On a side note: 5/8" moisture board is readily available in my area.
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Ignore that. Someone had another question posted but must have come back and deleted it.
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24"---Why do you ask?
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Fast1---I don't get the point. Please explain
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good luck to you bathroom ,do you use any chinese products?
if you have used , please kindly let me know.thanks.
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I only use Chinese products. If it says made in the USA I buy it some where else
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wish our chinese products can give you luckly.best regards for you.
by the way,could you please give me some informations about anybody who sales stones(chinese stones) in american . email is ok.

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