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Hello all, I have done some reading in this section about thai construction and most definitely understand the reason most build exterior and even interior walls with concrete.
 

I have a somewhat short term need for an interior wall and ceiling to house aircon head unit and retain temperature/humidity control, no i’m not growing ganja, this is in a small furniture warehouse and we need a controlled environment for a project that will be finished in 6-12mo time so I dont to put up cinderblocks like the thai employees have suggested we do 555. 
 

Would anyone advise against 2x4 frame, drywall, and insulation like i’m used to in the US or is that a bad idea for obvious weather reasons? If I dont care about longevity is it still an issue? Maybe someone has a better short term construction suggestion:jap:

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8 minutes ago, BritManToo said:

Why not use steel and drywall?

Very cheap  2m x1" x1" is about 150bht, and you could just weld the joins.

A wall made from 1" x 1" SHS sounds like it would be awfully flimsy.

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9 minutes ago, cornishcarlos said:

Or even better is the Aluminium framing for this exact purpose.

Light and easy to work with... Not really weight bearing but probably suitable for an AC unit, maybe with some added frames for extra strength !!

Too expensive for me ........ steel is sold everywhere and welders are cheap.

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2 hours ago, BritManToo said:

Too expensive for me ........ steel is sold everywhere and welders are cheap.

better to make something do instead of using the items made for the job, to save a few baht, if you are a tight wad. who heard of a 1'' thick wall, one good beer virus sneeze and it will fall down

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rent a cooler container for that period, 20,40 foot container or whatever size.

all isolated and temp controlled.

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Blue plastic sheet specifically designed to go between concrete floor and the floor plate should be all that is required.

 

If you are installing an RAC then it will remove humidity so the room will be subject to less humidity than one without.

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Plastic sheets or a simple curtain. Try with whatever material you have available.

I've done it, it works perfectly.

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7 hours ago, AussieBob18 said:

wood will absorb the moisture unless you buy the good stuff treated etc

All wood will absorb moisture, there is no treated wood easily available in Thailand apart from possibly some sheet goods.

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1 hour ago, bankruatsteve said:

2x4 wood studs are very rare in Thailand (straight ones for sure).  Metal studs have gotta be a lot cheaper.

It’s actually quite easy to get reasonably straight 2x4 wood in my area though at the price you need to pay would make your building ridiculously expensive.

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