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Installing stairs - plasterboard before or after?

Discussion in 'Building' started by Cabbyfan, 13 Jul 2018.

  1. Cabbyfan

    Cabbyfan

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    Hi.

    I have built a new stairwell which is block on one side on the first riser and timber stud on the remaining two sides if you imagine you have 2 left turns to go through 180 degrees.

    Looking for advice as to should I plasterboard all the stairwell stud before or after I fit the stairs? Personally I think after but wanted to check. ..

    Thanks
     
  2. Ian H

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    I did mine after but it does take a bit of thickness out of the side bit (string/stringer?)
     
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    Did mine after. Had to get the multitool out and hack a few bits of plasterboard out where the wall was bent otherwise the gap down most of the stringer would have been horrendous

    Also, by the time I fitted stairs I'd forgotten where the studs were for fixing the stringers to

    Would still do it that way again though
     
  5. Cabbyfan

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    Thanks guys always good to get a second opinion
     
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    I have done this before
     
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