Matt wallis
Matt wallis
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  • Saint Louis, MO
Asked on Feb 10, 2019

How would I drywall without having to replace the ceiling?

ArchieWilliam

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I trying to drywall my basement(currently concrete wall). However, it already has a drop ceiling.

2 answers
  • William
    on Feb 10, 2019

    Well you do need to build stud walls, insulate, then drywall. What I would do. Remove the ceiling tiles from perimeter of the room leaving the center intact. Then I would remove the angle grid off the walls, cut back the grid where I removed the tiles. Finish the walls with studs, insulation, and drywall. Then I would rebuild the grid and install the ceiling tiles. Then mud, sand, prime, and paint the walls.

  • Archie
    on Feb 11, 2019

    I'm not sure why you can't drywall and leave the ceiling as is. You can add a molding to the top of the wall when you get the drywall finished.

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