What Are the Basic Steps for Framing a Wall?


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Basic steps to frame a wall include laying out the new wall and measuring the corner where it meets the existing wall. Once the studs have been measured and cut to length, begin assembly of the new frame.

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Assemble the frame on the floor, and then tilt it into position. Once studs have been hammered into the new frame, align the frame, and then mount it. Inspecting the lumber to ensure it is straight and using a speed square to ensure proper stud placement can ensure a successful installation. Frame doors and windows separately, and then mount them to a completed frame.

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