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Dot & Dab or Stud?

Discussion in 'MF Systems And Drylining Discussions' started by RLPD, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. RLPD

    RLPD New Member

    Hello everyone,

    I have a garage I would like to convert into a small room and the external wall is single skin brick...

    I would like to know whether to D&D it with 50mm insulation board or timber/metal stud and insulate?

    I have the skill set to do either and realise that D&D would be the cheaper option but would like to know if this holds any major cons in comparison to studding it out?

  2. algeeman

    algeeman Private Member

    its completly up to you.
    both is good.
  3. Dropsalot

    Dropsalot Private Member

    If ''twas me.......stud, rock wool, board and skim....
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  4. robbiboy1970

    robbiboy1970 Active Member

    15 years ago i was put on pubwatch for a year so i looked at me garage and did timber stud with 75mm kingspan/celotex and accoustic p/board allround ,basically anything i could get me hands on site (perks) we all do it...bought a pool table ..a couple of cheap bandits..a tv..and made a bar ..wanged in a music system with some decks ....hey presto......the walls and ceiling are still in good shape, best thing i ever did.....the trouble is my eyesight is now to bad to play pool..my hearings going for me decks and my boys were having parties when me an her indoors was away but i beat the pubwatch system.....have fun
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  5. Danny

    Danny TPF OWNER

    lol what a story :D
  6. stuart23

    stuart23 Private Member

    What did you do to get out on pub watch?
  7. RLPD

    RLPD New Member

    Thanks for the ideas guys

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  8. robbiboy1970

    robbiboy1970 Active Member

    scrapping with squaddies.......stupid i know but who hasn't

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