I have some T&G white pine and some walnut that I want to finish my basement walls with. Do I need to install drywall on those walls prior to installing the T&G? The walls in question are exterior walls, they are 8" poured concrete, with a 1/4 foam board (because they were pre-studded) then batt installation. The exterior walls are exposed on the outside. I run a dehumidifier during summer months and a wood stove in winter months. I am in zone 5. I am just a little unsure if i should install drywall before installing the T&G, any advice? Thank You
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