By Todd Fratzel on. I'm full time builder for a large construction company in New Hampshire. I run their design-build division that specializes in custom homes, commercial design-build projects and sub-divisions.
That said, you can use treated yellow pine or naturally rait resistant species of lumber such as cedar, redwood, oak, mahogany, cyprus or just about any tropical wood. Better still since this is a basement: frame using metal studs. They are cheaper, straighter, and often easier to work with.
Framing your basement walls is the true first step in finishing a basement. Get ready, because this is when all of your time spent researching, planning, and designing your basement will finally pay off. Well that time is NOW!
Well, if you belong to the former and want to beautify your basement concrete walls, I totally get it. You want to frame it yourself? And, you might have seen your uncle bob framing an interior wall and have an idea. I agree that you know the process of framing.
Was helping my son do a radon mitigation this am. It's a 10 yr. After inspection, the bottom plates in question were for the interior walls only, but where the abutted the ext.
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Sign In to join the community Help. Is it a serious city code violation? Since I have already finished the drywall and painting how do I fix it.