Bathroom ceiling


Old 08-16-17, 09:19 PM
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Bathroom ceiling

I picked up old fir that was used outside. Im thinking of installing it onto the strapping to make a new bathroom ceiling after removing damaged acoustical tile.

I assume I should add plastic sheeting as a moisture barrier first.
Add some poly to resist moisture.
What type of nail or screw should I use?
Anything else?
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Old 08-17-17, 05:54 AM
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That seems to be a lot of weight. I would probably use decking screws if I attempted it at all.
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I'd be concerned about mold/mildew installing those used exterior boards in a bath rm.
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I wouldn't do it but if I did I'd be sealing all six sides of the wood first, installing with deck screws and then adding at least another coat of poly after installation.
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