As it is common practice to hang the ceiling first, it is a common fact
that the wallboard helps shoulder the ceiling board at the perimeters.
However this does not eliminate the need for fasteners at that point.
Harry K wrote:
And right there is the only reason for doing the ceiling first. It is a
very good reason at that.
If the walls are needed to hold it, or even 'help' hold it, the
mechanic doing the hanging needs to find another business.
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