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

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

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If I've got to build a wall this is a good site... pretty much knew this already but needed dimensions and such..
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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%.

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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!

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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.

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.

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If you need to do more with the space available to you, and you want to divide a room into two, or...

If you need to do more with the space available to you, and you want to divide a room into two, or...

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