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Re: ceiling material

Subject: Re: ceiling material
From: "George P. Dausch IV" <>
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 13:07:59 -0400
You might consider an Rmax or Thermax board.  Std 4' x 8', optional 4' x
12' sheets.  Thicknesses in multiples of 1/2".  Dense foam board, very
strong, very light, insulation factor, and standard facings of foil of
matte white.  Also self supporting, no sag between joists.
On Thu, 29 Jul 1999 12:35:58 -0500 robert c noguiera <>
> First, of all the newsgroups and mailing lists I have subscribed to 
>over the years this as got to be the best group.  Never any spam, or 
>wars and always lots of good advise. Second  thanks for all the good 
>advise on safety wire. I think I've sur come to the complexity of 
>modern life when " twisting  it' seems too
>Third ; After 9 years I need to finally finish out the interior of my 
>garage. Since I use the garage  attic for parts storage I'd like to 
>keep the weight of the ceiling material to a minimum.  ( rules out 
>sheet rock ) .  While at the lumber yard I saw some "Bath Board" which 
>is a 1/8th inch press board with a white coating on one side. This 
>would appear ideal since it would not need painting, is washable and 
>comes in 4 X 8 sheets . Problem is the label says to apply over a 
>solid surface. Anyone familiar
>with this stuff?
>Any suggestions for a light weight ceiling material ?
>Thanks again 

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