Sheetrock Over Foundation Insulation - Fine Homebuilding
previous
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Solid Deck-Framing Advice
    Solid Deck-Framing Advice
  • Gallery: Custom Flooring
    Gallery: Custom Flooring
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
  • Remodeling in Action
    Remodeling in Action
  • Video: Build a curved step
    Video: Build a curved step
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
    Video Series: Install a Rock-Solid Tile Floor
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • 12 Remodeling Secrets
    12 Remodeling Secrets
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
next
Reader Quick Tips


Sheetrock Over Foundation Insulation

comments (0) September 9th, 2009 in Blogs, Project Gallery

Before applying sheetrock over foundation insulation--be it foam board or studs--apply a layer of 7/16" OSB. It's relatively inexpensive, and provides nailing for shelves, pegboard, tool hangers, etc. over the entire wall. If multiple nails or screws are needed for a heavy item, there's plenty of nailing for that to.

This can also provide extra support for kitchen cabinets, at the cost of about 1/2" interior space.

-Donald Smith-Weiss


posted in: Blogs, Project Gallery, drywall, sheetrock, OSB, foundation insulation

Comments (0)

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.