Question about basement walls.
1) What are the different ways to attach lumber to cement (Poured
Foundation) inside a basement?
2) What is the best way to attach lumber to cement (Poured Foundation) in
terms of cost and ease of application?
Nail gun, Drill holes, Cement nails...
Your comments and sugestions have so far proved very valuable and my friend
The easiest way for a non-load bearing wall is to simply glue the bottom
plate to the floor with liquid nails type adhesive, and nail the top plate
to the joists, then don't bother to attach the rest of the wall to the
Remove the dead poet to e-mail, tho CC'd posts are unwelcome.
Ask me about joining the NRA.
First, why are you attaching wood to the foundation wall? If you need to do
this I recommend the gun. Anytime you can mix gunpowder and a nail, go for
it! You can get a single shot unit for little dollars. For the base plate
of a wall, however, I have to say tapcon screws. There just seems to be a
little more permanence with a screw.
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