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  1. Remodeling
    I'm removing a sheetrock-finished suspended ceiling from a part of my kitchen. (There was a ceiling fan in the recessed center area.) The framing for the suspended ceiling is almost completely demo'd and I've got the electrician on stand-by. My question: How do I remove the framing that's...
  2. Remodeling
    I want to attach a partition wall to an existing suspended ceiling (in a basement). I have a choice of what the partition wall might be, but I was thinking of something inexpensive (this is key) like 2x2's or 2x3's with paneling or sheetrock. I really only need to support the partition wall at...
  3. General DIY Discussions
    Hi there, Well this is my second posting in the same day, but I figured I may as well try to kill two birds with... one days worth of posting haha. I am going to be putting up a suspended ceiling in my basement, and I have a relatively good understanding of how to install it (so I think thus...
  4. Building & Construction
    I'm getting very close to putting my first suspended ceiling in after finishing my basement.. and I have some questions... I've of course read the documents Armstrong (time and grid are from Armstrong) gives... but here are my simple questions 1) the wall molding that you put up first...
  5. Remodeling
    Im having to construct a wall with a door using metal studs. I understand how to use the metal studs but my problem is I have no overhead support. Wall is 13' wide x 10' high. A suspended ceiling is directly overhead. By running a top plate the entire 13' span, will I have enough support so the...
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