Whilst getting ready to do the frames for my sofits, I notice a bit of an issue.
If you look at this...
You see the steel beam that runs down the left side of the room. Note the double layer drywall ceiling meets at a junction that I filled with sealer. Well guess what folks? Sealer hardens more than you know and with a bead 20 ft long and 1inch deep, you end up with a acoustical short into the steel beam!
That beam connects directly to the floor above!! WAAARGh..
Soo what now? Well if you look at the seam, it's a 1/4 wide.
So you have to hack over an inch of material to get it out.
All this was done directly over my head, dust and clumps dropping into my hair. I looked like a theater spook haunting the place after I was done.
put a backer bar in the gap.
Slathered gooy acoustical sealant over it.. stuck insulation up to stop it dripping.
(yes, some of the black goo got in my hair
Put up a bulkhead to isolate the steel beam from the rest of the room.
And finally started moving forward with the sofits again. (*#@^#$@# black goo gets everywhere!!)
Oh... right last pic.
Almost got the frames done, then I can stuff em and skin em...
PS... yes the beam is nice and isolated now!