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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)

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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%.

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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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Steel Stud Parapet “Old Timer.”—Wood blocking and a cant anchored to the structural deck restrain membrane shrinkage at parapet. Notice the continuity of the control layers.

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How to DIY a Pelmet or Box Valance...

How to DIY a Pelmet or Box Valance {The Creativity Exchange} Perfect for personalizing the kiddos windows since they have the same curtains.

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