I have 1/2" drywall in my attached garage. There is living space above it so current code would say to use 5/8" Type X fire-rated drywall. My house was built in 1977 so I was wondering when the ...
What is the code approved way to cut and patch fire rated drywall hung on the ceiling of a basement?
My new house is still under construction, and for code reasons the builder is required to hang fire rated drywall on the ceiling of the basement. I am sure the situation will arise eventually where I ...
From what I understand the code usually discusses things like fire rating (not specific thickness) as they relate to required material, and also the fastener pattern and what thickness to use versus ...