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We use pre-taped painter's plastic sheeting all the time for dust management. It comes on a dispenser roll with a built in cutter (like cling film) and tape on one edge. Simply stick the tape to the ceiling (or wherever) and then pull down the folded thin polythene sheet (we use a 10 foot or 3m version). The polythene is very light so you should put it out ...


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I can comment, from tons of experience, that trying to secure the plastic with blue painters tape is highly likely to lead to a great disappointment in performance. Taping up even the thinnest plastic sheeting is so easily torn down by any pulls and tugs on the plastic. Heavier plastic is even worse. My recommendation, if you have to use tape, is to use ...


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Any thickness of plastic will stop dust from going through it. The only reason to use thicker plastic as opposed to thinner is that the thicker plastic holds up a little better to punctures and tears (which can then let some dust through). If it's far enough away from your work area that you aren't worried about debris falling against it, you can go as ...


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I know this question is old but I felt I could add some details to it. I used every thing from the one handed sledge hammer, '4 pounder', to the heavier 20 lb sledge hammer. Ecnerwal is right, for general house use you'd really ever need an 8 lb. 20 lb in my experience is really only for commercial/industrial use. Having said that, and not know what your ...



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