wall furring

wall furring

Strips of wood or metal, masonry tiles, etc., applied to the rough surface of a wall so as to provide a flat plane upon which a surface material, or assembly, such as lath and plaster, wood paneling, wainscoting, etc., may be installed. Also see furring.
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To finish off a whole basement with scores of wall furring strips and/or floor sill plates, you can spend as little as $20 for the hammer-activated gun or $70 for the trigger-activated type (shown in Photo 2).
Install wall furring brackets on the existing wall at maximum spacings of 32 inches horizontally and 48 inches vertically.