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comment How do I install drywall when the door is too close to a concrete wall?
Thanks. Good suggestions! That's what I'll probably do. The only difference, is I might go with PVC board instead of pine wood. Makes me feel a bit safer, when PVC is touching concrete. And it will probably look a bit nice when I prime and paint over it too.
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comment How do I install drywall when the door is too close to a concrete wall?
Also, how would you secure pine board to the wall? Concrete screws?
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comment How do I install drywall when the door is too close to a concrete wall?
The walls are very dry. The whole basement is very dry. I've never seen a drop of water in the basement, even during very heavy rains that flooded the whole neighborhood. I think I understand what you are suggesting, and I think that might work. I'm planning on replacing the doors anyways, so I might as well rotate them, so that the hinges are on the other side, and the doors swing to the opposite of now. That will allow me for less clearance and I could possibly go with 1x6 or even 1x4 even. How would you suggest doing transition between pine board and drywall? trim?
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comment How do I install drywall when the door is too close to a concrete wall?
I defiantly can't remove door on the first photo. That goes to the garage that I use to park my car. I think that would be considered fire hazard as well as having exhaust fumes in the house every time I start my car wouldn't be great. Door on the second photo could possibly be removed, but I would like to keep it, to separate new family room from the storage room.
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comment How do I install drywall when the door is too close to a concrete wall?
I can paint over it, but as you can see from the first picture there's a lot of bumps and dents in that wall, and as I said before, the whole wall is kindda uneven. Painting wouldn't cover that up, I think.
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