Tag: studs

32 Should I use steel or wood studs for basement exterior walls? 2011-08-31T17:31:27.107

18 How do I find studs when stud finders won't work? 2010-07-21T19:26:24.980

13 What should I look for when choosing a stud finder? 2011-12-26T15:47:27.473

13 What do I need for a wall shelf that will support an aquarium? 2017-10-08T16:38:35.120

12 If my wall has metal studs, is it better to anchor heavy objects through just drywall or also through the studs? 2014-01-06T15:31:47.277

11 When should you use metal studs? 2010-07-22T12:19:50.177

11 Am I having trouble finding studs because my walls are lath and plaster? 2010-11-17T03:07:51.183

9 Can I modify a load bearing triple stud? 2012-03-04T03:07:54.853

9 My house has steel "2x4s" in the walls, can I hang cabinets, a TV, or some other heavy item from them? 2012-05-01T20:36:27.863

9 How far apart are studs? 2012-06-16T06:13:36.257

9 What distance should I see between studs in a wood frame home built in 1943? 2013-10-28T19:08:36.443

8 Can I wall-mount a TV when there is an air gap between the drywall and the wooden stud? 2012-08-12T22:44:21.537

7 Are electrical outlets usually positioned on studs? 2011-08-19T21:23:03.007

7 What's the proper method for installing new studs in existing frame? 2011-11-14T12:57:37.947

7 Projects to Pursue while Studs are Bare? 2012-11-06T15:50:08.877

7 How do I install an old work junction box around fire blocking? 2012-11-30T21:41:30.723

7 Can metal studs support a 64" plasma TV on a swiveling mount? 2014-08-27T12:35:10.153

6 Can a stud have a power line IN it? 2012-09-04T17:38:11.607

6 What is the concept behind drywall studs? 2015-06-15T15:56:31.290

5 Does crown direction really matter when framing a wall? 2010-10-25T18:41:48.703

5 LCD TV mounting bracket does not "fit" the studs location in the drywall - how can I overcome that? 2011-06-20T13:33:36.490

5 How can I trim off the corner of this stud? 2012-10-22T22:24:09.673

5 How do I locate studs in my wall? 2013-03-29T21:17:57.267

5 What features do I need in a stud finder for use on plaster walls? 2014-04-27T15:06:28.890

5 how critical are distances between studs? 2015-01-30T19:14:47.300

5 Notched exterior stud next to chimney 2016-03-03T17:12:43.960

4 How do you frame a wall more than 8-10 feet tall? 2011-07-09T02:28:00.593

4 When installing new stud in existing frame, does the stud have to be the *exact* height of the inside of the frame? 2011-11-15T23:32:58.827

4 How can I locate floor joists? 2011-12-29T13:26:07.063

4 How can I mount a TV when I can't find studs inside my wall? 2012-07-27T16:48:04.547

4 How can I pass cables vertically through walls that contain fire blocking? 2012-09-07T01:28:29.960

4 Can I hang a bathroom cabinet on a single stud and drywall anchors? 2012-11-26T14:57:21.010

4 How much movement is normal after mounting a TV on partition wall? 2013-04-14T14:25:22.423

4 Is it OK to install a TV mount when it can't be attached to a stud at all mount points? 2013-05-04T07:41:55.763

4 How to install coat hooks securely when holes don't line up with studs (batten depth?, length of screws?) 2013-05-28T18:56:41.827

4 Why can't I find a stud in this wall? 2013-12-09T23:23:35.170

4 How can I center a TV on a wall with a centered stud? 2015-10-13T21:42:15.317

4 Drilling, hit metal running vertical floor to ceiling 2016-01-30T04:04:42.450

4 I need to find out how to straighten a wall 2016-10-04T18:02:11.540

4 Reinforcing a Load Bearing Wall 2017-03-24T23:47:40.120

3 How do I frame a 2" (1.5") thick wall? 2010-11-29T02:43:49.003

3 When will drilling through wall members affect structural integrity? 2011-07-13T20:54:06.943

3 Can I use 2x4s to extend studs so I can mount my TV? 2012-12-23T19:49:27.863

3 How can I install an electrical panel when the stud cavity is too narrow? 2013-04-02T15:34:29.283

3 Can I use a drywall anchor in a stud to hang a shower curtain rod? 2013-04-13T01:08:49.460

3 What drill bit do I need to screw a hex cap screw into a wall stud? The magnetic DeWalt nut driver bits aren't an exact match 2013-08-25T21:30:49.470

3 What are these horizontal & diagonal 'studs' in the wall called? 2013-09-01T19:19:55.773

3 Do I have studs on my plaster and lath wall around/above fireplace? 2013-10-24T01:31:25.810

3 What's behind my drywall? 2013-12-28T23:43:08.710

3 How do I go about framing a half wall into a full wall? 2014-01-23T19:53:24.670

3 How can I mount heavy stuff on wooden studs? 2014-09-22T00:24:34.853

3 How can I build a table into an alcove? 2014-10-14T00:47:43.743

3 How can I attach a curtain rail to a lath and plaster wall? 2015-04-26T23:54:18.923

3 Can I use machine screws in wood to hang shelves? 2015-07-30T20:48:23.017

3 What should I do if one of the screws for a TV mount breaks? 2015-08-16T16:23:17.510

3 Mounting a TV wall mount to stud where A/C is detected 2015-12-03T01:03:08.250

3 Setup for attaching drywall to metal studs 2016-05-08T12:43:29.390

3 Finding hard-to-find studs 2016-05-23T05:34:59.690

3 TV mount is 16.5" wide but stud centers are 17" apart. Is it still safe to mount? 2016-06-15T02:54:05.923

3 Hitting studs and not pipes 2016-10-24T01:46:53.740

3 How to cut out a piece of a stud fully from an existing wall? 2016-12-28T18:17:57.323

3 How can I find a stud from the exterior to mount service mast? 2017-03-29T20:42:16.317

3 How do I safely remove a drywall anchor from a stud? 2017-04-10T13:57:29.570

3 Can I safely mount a wall-mount networking rack on one stud? 2017-04-13T23:22:28.990

3 Can I add framing to build a room under my basement staircase? 2017-07-03T19:28:19.393

3 Drywall extended out from studs? 2018-02-05T01:08:33.677

2 How do I hang a pot rack in a plaster ceiling? 2013-02-21T21:37:33.123

2 How can I hang a heavy mirrored bathroom cabinet? 2013-03-20T11:25:29.180

2 How can I hang my cupboard on a stud wall? 2013-05-19T10:17:11.513

2 How to fix this window on a stud wall? 2013-07-25T18:46:51.773

2 Why can't I drill into studs more than 1 & 1/2 inches? 2013-09-20T21:13:35.287

2 Can I drill another set of holes in my studs to mount a TV? 2013-12-26T14:41:04.807

2 Can a condo interior room walls have steel studs that are paper thin? 2014-02-16T03:40:32.123

2 Can I attach a television mount using custom drilled holes? 2014-02-18T06:13:25.000

2 What's the point of a thin (1/4" width) piece of wood set diagonally between two studs? 2014-04-15T22:42:50.633

2 Plumbing cuts through five studs. Is ok? 2014-06-22T15:44:46.520

2 How do I know if I will drill into a hole in a wall that was already made? 2014-07-28T16:19:15.850

2 How can I remove a stud from a load bearing wall? 2014-09-21T23:17:06.480

2 How can I build a mantel around my fireplace? 2014-10-01T15:51:28.483

2 What can I do if I need another gang in a junction box but there isn't space in the wall? 2014-10-23T16:44:31.627

2 How can I secure a wall-mount server rack? 2014-10-24T02:01:04.680

2 Mounting Full Motion Mount on a Single Stud 2014-11-24T12:14:14.597

2 Is it safe to shave off 1/8" from a load-bearing stud? 2015-01-03T22:56:09.410

2 Can I hang cabinets and shelves on metal studs? 2015-01-05T18:51:16.773

2 replace stud that has vent pipe through it 2015-01-12T00:43:27.567

2 How should I build a low profile stud wall in a basement? 2015-02-04T16:12:16.537

2 How can I mount a shelf above a closet door? 2015-03-19T06:14:49.460

2 Drill getting stuck about two inches into stud 2015-04-05T01:39:01.950

2 Can I use OSB or plywood instead of 1x6 boards to hang metal panels? 2015-04-10T15:37:13.740

2 Stud finding for window curtains -- what does it mean that the whole side of the window frame is magnetic? 2015-07-17T15:50:30.977

2 Is it ok to screw those red utility hooks into wall studs, or should I use a crossbar between two studs? 2015-09-09T15:01:00.637

2 Is it okay for one curtain hanging bracket to be screwed into drywall with no anchors? 2015-10-21T21:43:05.667

2 Basement insulation w/ existing tar paper and studs 2016-02-22T15:21:28.757

2 Can I build a staggered steel stud wall? 2016-02-28T03:06:32.477

2 Making a fake wall to mount a tv, easy as it seems? will the fake studs be able to carry the same weight? 2016-04-30T17:23:08.300

2 What distance apart should metal stud securing brackets be placed? 2016-10-23T11:10:49.130

2 Why did a bulge appear after I mounted a wine rack to my wall? 2017-03-23T05:31:10.033

2 how much weight will a 1.5" long wood screw support when screwed into stud? 2017-06-04T15:11:49.087

2 Wall stud in the way of vent hood exhaust 2017-07-20T17:39:00.810