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  1. General Drywall Discussion
    I have a client that would like to double up on 5/8" type x throughout the entire garage. Is that really effective? I can't see how having 2 layers will give you 2 hours of protection opposed to 1 hour.
  2. General Drywall Discussion
    In a 1 hr rated ceiling assembly (2 layers of 5/8" attached to wood trusses) do you fire tape between the layers? Can you give me back-up to support yes or no?
  3. Drywall Finishing
    Hi all, New to the forum but have seen a lot of helpful info as a lurker here. Look forward to getting to know you all better. We're doing an exterior firewall on a steel building right now as required by city code. Using 5/8" exterior gyp sheathing that needs to be firetaped. Traditionally...
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