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Re: Re: heated floors


And, there is a machine you can rent from the big box stores (I know Home
Depot has them) that will hold the dry wall in place...very useful if you
are putting it on the ceiling.

Bonnie Zone 7/7 ETN
Remember:  The River Raisin, The Alamo, The Maine, Pearl Harbor, 9/11


> [Original Message]
> From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 12/13/2006 7:27:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Re: heated floors
>
> Thanks Noreen.  I think you are braver than I am though.
> I won't be doing anything on this until next summer at the earliest, so I 
> will keep these tips in mind.  Thanks, all of you.
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2006 12:51 PM
> Subject: [CHAT] Re: heated floors
>
>
> > Kitty, I'm 5'2" and pretty much did the drywall in the garage by 
myself. 
> > If
> > you just get one other person to help you in the placement and  initial
> > nailing, you can easily finish it by yourself.  It's really not as 
> > difficult as it
> > appears.  I probably would not attempt a cieling without  serious help, 
> > but
> > walls are really not that difficult.  The sheet rock  comes in 4X8
sheets, 
> > once
> > it's in place it's easily nailed or screwed up.   It's very easily cut 
> > with a
> > sharp knife (exacto or such) along the line and then  snapped off.  I
used 
> > a
> > very inexpensive keyhole saw to make the holes for  the outlets. 
Really 
> > fun
> > part is the float, tape and mud part.
> >
> > I haven't been able to keep up with the emails that closely, but if the
> > panelling is in good shape, I don't see why you could not just paint or 
> > wall
> > paper over it, once you clean and prime it.  There are so many options
out 
> > now
> > with different types of wall coverings, etc.  I'm sure if you did a 
> > search
> > online you could find some easy instructions and ideas.
> >
> > Noreen
> > zone 9
> > Texas Gulf Coast
> >
> > In a message dated 12/13/2006 11:05:29 AM Central Standard Time,
> > gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:
> >
> > I'm just  one 5'1" person and don't think I could manage hanging
drywall 
> > on
> > my  own.  Since $ is always an issue, I was hoping for a DIY solution
like
> > wallpaper that I can do myself.
> >
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