Stud Wall Construction | Plan and Prep Before Building a Non-Bearing Stud Wall (page 1 of 2)

Plan and Prep Before Building a Non-Bearing Stud Wall

Stud Wall Construction | Plan and Prep Before Building a Non-Bearing Stud Wall (page 1 of 2)

R-VALUE: 40.0, SUITABLE FOR: new construction, retrofitTHERMAL PERFORMANCE: At R-3.5 per in., the cellulose in this system yields an overall value of R-40.PROS:• Familiar building process means lower labor costs with readily available materials.• If cellulose is used, the project has a lower environmental impact.• Large moisture-storage capacity allows wall cavities to dry gradually.CONS:• Fairly involved insulation process can add to labor costs.• Reduces interior space by 3%.

R-VALUE: 40.0, SUITABLE FOR: new construction, retrofitTHERMAL PERFORMANCE: At R-3.5 per in., the cellulose in this system yields an overall value of R-40.PROS:• Familiar building process means lower labor costs with readily available materials.• If cellulose is used, the project has a lower environmental impact.• Large moisture-storage capacity allows wall cavities to dry gradually.CONS:• Fairly involved insulation process can add to labor costs.• Reduces interior space by 3%.

Building A Stud Wall Step By Step with a door - NON LOAD BEARING

Building A Stud Wall Step By Step with a door - NON LOAD BEARING

How To Build a Shelf Between Studs. This is an easy way to add extra storage to a room that doesn't have space for furniture. Once it's all trimmed out, it looks really nice!

How To Build a Shelf Between Studs. This is an easy way to add extra storage to a room that doesn't have space for furniture. Once it's all trimmed out, it looks really nice!

When you build a wall, the studs should be spaced equidistant from each other. Here's why the standard is 16 inches "on center", and an easy way to mark them.

The Easy Way to Frame a Wall 16 Inches on Center

When you build a wall, the studs should be spaced equidistant from each other. Here's why the standard is 16 inches "on center", and an easy way to mark them.

DIY Network has instructions and photos for building a non-loadbearing stud wall and installing a doorway in it.

Learn How to Build a Non-Bearing Stud Wall

DIY Network has instructions and photos for building a non-loadbearing stud wall and installing a doorway in it.

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