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  1. Drywall & Plaster
    Hi all, I'm currently strapping my poolhouse ceiling (25 X 16) to install drywall afterward and I'm having a hard time trying to figure out the best way to do it. By the way, I'm aware that usually you would do the strapping, and then do the electricity, but during these weird pandemic times...
  2. Building & Construction
    We have a balloon home built around 1900. We are redoing the living room in order to have at least 1 warm room in our home in winter. (Low budget). I'm not sure if I will be able to ever redo more rooms. The room size is 15 ft x 15 ft. I would like to insulate the ceiling which is 2x8's...
  3. Plumbing
    My inspector says I need to strap my CSST with "two hole straps" Can someone show me a picture of this so I know exactly what to get? Thanks!
  4. Building & Construction
    How do you level a ceiling? I ripped down my old plaster ceiling and this is what I was left with. I reattached the old "strapping" to the large floor joists with screws. I would like to put up drywall but the ceiling is visibly not level. In addition, the old "strapping" is very dry and prone...
  5. Building & Construction
    I'm starting to finish my basement and I have some plumbing and gas lines that are surface run across the floor joists. I've measured and 1x3 strapping won't be deep enough. I am contemplating using 2x2 or 2x4 as strapping (to avoid reworking the plumbing through the joists) - is there...
  6. Remodeling
    Howdy, I am renovating an old homestead and was wondering if I can get away from strapping the walls. The walls may have a few dips in the wall so can I just not drive the screws completly in tight? any help would be greatly appreciated.
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