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Old 05-24-2011, 01:03 PM   #16
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Bad news - asbestos and a failing ceiling joist system


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There really ARE Joy Division fans?

I like a few of their songs, seems like people either really like them or just hate them, I take it your not a diehard

i think across the pond they probably have more of a following

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Hmm, could the crack not be fixed without the additional drywall? in the past i've fixed ceiling cracks by taping and mudding. I like using mesh tape for this kind of repair, with setting compound.

just trying to picture it without seeing it

hope it turns out well for u
Thanks! I'll try to post a few pictures of the area in the next day or so.
(and yeah, I've been a fan of Ian Curtis & the rest, new order for over 20 years) Never got to see NO play in concert though. :/ )
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Not quite finished with it, but here's what I came up with:







Plan is to make this look kind of like a coffered ceiling.

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