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Old 10-07-2006, 06:09 PM   #1
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Just wondering if anyone has ever omitted finishing joints at wall and ceiling by installing some sort of box or crown moulding? I just hate finishing drywall overhead!

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If that is what you want to do, go for it. I would still tape or caulk to keep air flow down.

Do one thing at a time, do it well, then move on.

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Old 10-07-2006, 08:22 PM   #3
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Lots of new construction doesn't get ceiling/wall joints taped and as Dave pointed out, it should. It only takes a little patience to develope a technique that will work for you, and if nothing else, get a stainless corner tool and get busy. I personally like crowns, but in the spec homes I build, they do not get high end trim, so we finish it correctly.
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Old 10-07-2006, 08:31 PM   #4
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Thanks for the advice guys! I guess I'll just have to take my time and do it right.

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