I live in a split foyer, with a 3'5" high cinder block foundation.
I want to finish the basement bedroom off. It currently
has the cinder block exposed, though it is coated with
I bought some pressure treated 2x4's to use as
furring strips. While screwing the 2x4's to the wall
with some Tapcon screws I noticed a considerable
amount of liquid being squeezed out of the wood
by the screw heads.
How long should I wait before I tack up a vapor
barrier and screw on the drywall???
I currently have an oscillating fan blowing on the
framed walls. (Its been 48 hours, wood still seem very damp).
The Tapcon screws worked wonderfully, but I'm
wondering how they will do when the wood starts
Any help/pointers would be greatly appreciated.