Fire caulking around penetrations needed for 1hr code or am i ok to mud n tape tite for 1hr code?

Asked January 21, 2019, 5:43 PM EST

Do i have to firecaulk around penetrations thru drywall for 1hr code to pass inspection or is it fine to use mud n tape as long as its tight around pipes. As i did if you See pic attached youll see what ive done please let me know if im okay to pass inspection. If you know . very much appreciated and Thankyou for your time and consideration. God bless.

Pierce County Washington

1 Response

Thanknyou for your question. I believe a better resource than Extension is the County Building code office, and their webpage with contact information is here: Hope they can help!