Drywall framing is a specialized construction method, and we always use it to put together a wall for putting in drywall, or gypsum board. All framing on which these boards, or sheets, will be mounted must comply with precise dimensions because drywall sheets are manufactured to a regularly occurring size. Otherwise, drywall framing will all want to be customized reduce to match wall and ceiling studs, at an extra value in labor and material. In order to obtain framing at the most practical price of cloth and labor, we always use the facts below.
Vertical Wall Studs
According to traditional standards, install wall studs: 16" from stud core to stud center. We install plates for wall pinnacle and bottom, door and window double posts additionally, as usually performed for customary construction. As usual, installation the first stud center 16" from the bottom plate's outdoor edge.
We should be sure that each vertical nook consists of two vertical framing individuals with the second 2" x 4" resting on the bottom plate, as all body studs do. And we also should avoid putting in studs with the flat aspect dealing with forward.
We should take critical steps to make certain that closets are properly framed, keeping in thinking the more vertical studs that are needed.
Bathtubs and Showers
Where we always use water-resistant drywall round tubs and showers, add greater 2"x 4" studs the place seams are created horizontally between drywall sheets. We should carry out blocking of this kind at precisely 4' above the top of the bath level, where the blockading center should be placed.
24" Stud Blocking
For vertical studs spaced at 24 inches, as an alternative than the popular 16", add horizontal blocking off to provide a tightly closed surface into which we can sink our drywall screws. Measure down from the pinnacle 4' and ¼" and snap a horizontal line at this level.
First Drywall Sheets Attached
We should do the ceiling sheets first to commence attaching your drywall sheets. All of our vertical sheets will be butted up towards the ceiling sheets by doing this, whose edges will greater probable be greater even taping of room corners.