What is Basement Ceiling Drywall Requirements in Ontario?

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Posted by: from Waterloo
9/21/2017 at 3:03:38 PM

I am thinking of finishing my basement and wondered what is the code requirements for the thickness of drywall required for the ceiling?

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Date/Time9/21/2017 at 7:23:12 PM

Standard is 1/2 drywall or a drop ceiling

The only time a code comes into factor is if it is a basement rental until

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Date/Time9/21/2017 at 7:54:49 PM

Are you putting a suite in? Or just for your own personal use? Also, what is the distance between floor joists?

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Date/Time9/22/2017 at 9:39:59 AM


unless it's a legal basement apartment than 2 layers of 5/8" with repellent channel and safe and sound insulation

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