DIY Home Improvement Forum banner

wall studs

  1. Building & Construction
    I'm adding some knee wall storage that will require me to move some of the vertical studs. I'm trying to figure out if I need to go through the trouble of installing a temporary support wall while I'm doing so. Can anyone identify if the knee wall is load bearing? 1920's house, joisted masonry...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi All, I want to install some new interior doors in my home. I was making some measurements when I noticed that the wall studs were 3 5/8", not 3 1/2". Have any of you come across this? The jambs on current pre-hung doors are 4 1/2". With the wall studs being 3 5/8", the drywall surface...
  3. Building & Construction
    We have removed some interior non-load bearing walls (old closet walls) and opened up our bathroom floor plan. Now we would like to construct new walls for the stand up shower for which we have purchased a premade shower pan and intend to tile the walls. We have already exposed all the studs...
  4. Building & Construction
    Hi, I'm not trying to do this to my home, but doing it for an installation video. But I have a few concerns about moving wall studs. I was told that I can remove part of (yes part) a wall stud and move it to where I need it to go...as long as I make a bridge. (???) Does this meet code? I'm in...
Top