Adding Glass Blocks to a plasterboard internal wall


Postby ddavies » Tue Feb 17, 2009 11:12 am

Hi,
To add more natural light to our hall, stairs and landing I am considering cutting a window sized hole in the "bathroom" plasterboard wall and adding a couple of rows of glass blocks.
My questions are:
1. How would you begin a project like this
2. I was hoping the glass blocks would end up flush with the plasterboard on both walls, but am told they are not as thick as this and therefore a small sill would be required.
3. Is there anything i should watch out for / be aware of before i begin this project?
Thanks all.
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Postby rosebery » Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:00 pm

You could do this but you'll probably need to add additional noggins in the stud wall where the blocks will be which will mean stripping the plasterboard off one side.

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