Is Ceiling Strapping Required?

Drywalling a ceiling in your own home can be a difficult task. The joists can be uneven making it difficult to attach the drywall. The narrow rafters can also cause problems when securing the drywall. Is ceiling strapping required when drywalling a ceiling? Installing strapping on a ceiling is not required when installing drywall but […]

Can You Flush Mount A Ceiling Fan with A Downrod?

A frequently asked topic is whether you can flush mount a ceiling fan with a downrod. Because a downrod defeats the purpose of installing flush-mounted (FM) ceiling fans and renders the conversion unachievable, the recommendation is not to do so. However, a hanging or downrod fan might cause problems in certain situations. In these kinds of circumstances, […]

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