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  1. General DIY Discussions
    The end goal is to utilize the vertical space in my 9.5' tall garage for storage. The garage roof has 4 large steel "rafters" at 8' spans and there are metal furring strips attached to the rafters and the drywall is attached to the strips. The question is, how much weight can those strips...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Hello, I am trying to fit a bathroom cabinet to a plasterboard wall. I did metal and voltage check and it was safe. I drilled about 2 cm and then I was not able to drill easily. When I checked again, I saw a metal pin inside the hole. Please find attached picture of it. When I do metal check on...
  3. Insulation
    Sorry if this has been answered already, but I cannot find the answer. I want to stick XPS to my walls, ceiling and floor creating a foam box inside the room. I want to use metal studs and wallboard for the internal walls. To prevent a thermal break I would prefer to place metal channel on...
  4. Building & Construction
    Wasn't really sure where to post this.... I've hit a snag while installing horizontal blinds. I have a situation where there seems to be some sort of metal stud header or metal duct running through the ceiling where I need to mount the brackets for the blinds. Where the wall and ceiling meet...
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