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    Re: Soft, squeaky drywall near Chimney

    This is the odd thing -- I don't see any nail pops. And it is only this room that seems to have the problem. Not sure if it's the chimney. But, most of the houses in the immediate neighborhood...
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    Re: Soft, squeaky drywall near Chimney

    Yes, there is a marked difference in the behavior of the wall when the temperature drops into the 30s, 40s, and below. The wall squeaks all year round when I press my hand against it. But it is...
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    Re: Soft, squeaky drywall near Chimney

    Hi 85 Year Old Colonial,

    The wall is not damp - it is dry. The wall is soft - maybe because the drywall is not screwed to the studs? (Not sure) But when I push on the wall, it definitely moves...
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    Soft, squeaky drywall near Chimney

    I have a bedroom, and one of the walls is soft & squeaky. Here are the characteristics of the wall:

    - the bedroom is on the second floor
    - there is a window in the center of the wall
    - the...
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