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Old 12-26-2013, 10:51 PM   #1
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Have a question, finishing my walkout basement and don't want to spend money on drywall and heard about wood plank walls, are these good to use and inexpensive or a waste of time?

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Far more costly. Drywalls cheap.
Not a great idea in a basement due to possible moisture damage.

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I wouldn't skimp here. Insulate and drywall will look and perform better.
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For fire stop and draft stopping,you need the drywall---so that would go behind the planks anyway----decide on the look you want---

drywall, or drywall with planks over it----
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You really can't get much cheaper than drywall if you are capable of finishing it yourself. And a basement is a good place to learn.
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