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Cutting a Doorway in a Stud Wall

| April 9, 2015
Cutting a Doorway in a Stud Wall

Creating a new opening in a stud wall may sound like a massive task, but as long as you plan carefully and follow a few simple rules, it really should be fairly straightforward.

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Building a Stud Wall

| April 9, 2015 | 1 Comment
Building a Stud Wall

Have a look at our complete DIY guide to planning, building and finishing a Stud Partition Wall.

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Fitting Pipes into a Stud Wall

| April 9, 2015
Fitting Pipes into a Stud Wall

If you are planning to construct a stud wall to create a bathroom, for example, you might need to fit plumbing behind the plasterboard. This is fairly easy to do, as long as yoiu remember a few simple rules.

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Stud Wall Regulations

| April 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Although you generally do not need to seek planning permission to build an internal stud wall, you will need to follow certain building regulations. Building regulations are in place for the safety of the householders and anybody visiting the property.

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Fitting a Plasterboard Patch

| April 9, 2015

Small holes in plasterboard, up to about 130mm across, can be filled with a small backing piece and standard filler. If you need to fill a larger hole or a large damaged section of plasterboard, you will need to consider fitting a plasterbaord patch.

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Building a Metal Framed Stud Wall

| April 9, 2015

If you need to partition a room where sound penetration is not an issue, using a metal-frame stud wall kit can be an easier and cleaner option to building a traditional stud wall.

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Load-bearing Walls

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Whenever you are planning on doing major work on the walls of your house, you need to know if they are load-bearing or not before you start. Load-bearing walls are holding up your house, and even slight alterations to their structure can cause big problems.

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Removing a Non-Loadbearing Stud Wall

| April 8, 2015

Removing an internal, non-loadbearing Stud wall can be great for opening up a living space and allowing more light into dark, underused rooms.

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Staggered Stud Wall

| June 27, 2014
Staggered Stud Wall

If you are planning to partition a room it is often a good idea to create some built in storage space. By creating a staggered stud partition you can quickly create alcoves in both side of the newly partitioned room which can be used for exactly this.

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Types of Plasterboard

| March 30, 2011
Types of Plasterboard

Discover the different types of plasterboard available for the DIY market and learn which type is suitable for each different situation.

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Fitting an Insulated Wall Lining

| March 13, 2011

There are several ways to insulate a party wall to cut the sound that is transmitted, but one of the most effective is adding an insulated lining.

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