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Old 10-19-2007, 03:08 PM   #1
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can i put drywall on the same wall as a fireplace.Will the drywall burn ,or do i need different material

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you'll be ok........ the paper can Burn.... but it also allows for a Fire rating when used nt he correct thickness.

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Your town can tell you what the code rules are for how far from the fireplace you must have a non combustible material, and details of overhangs near the fireplace. Other than that you can use drywall on a wall around a fireplace.
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what type of material do we use on a wall when thiers a fireplace in the center
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Your town can tell you what the code rules are for how far from the fireplace you must have a non combustible material, and details of overhangs near the fireplace. Other than that you can use drywall on a wall around a fireplace.
Yes.

Refer to some examples of fireplace/firebox code requirements:
(Check with your local requirements)

http://www.fireplacesnow.com/mantel.html

http://www.rumford.com/certification/codes.html
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