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Skip the studs - there's nothing structural here. Use (roughly) 9-10 cm of rigid foam insulation and 1-2 cm of plasterboard/drywall or plaster, depending on internal finish of the rest of the room. Glue the foam in place with a construction adhesive meant to work with the type of foam you get (should come in a caulking tube.) Use some canned polyurethane ...


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Yes, there are codes against running nonmetallic sheathed cable (Type NM) along the edge of studs. The cable must be protected from physical damage (NEC 300.4), which it would not be on the edge of the studs. If you don't want to bore holes, you can use schedule 80 PVC conduit (or any conduit rated to protect cable). Even if you do bore holes. Since ...


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With steel sheetmetal studs fastened to sheetrock or plywood, the wall is plenty strong enough to securely support 200+ pounds—provided the load is attached and distributed properly. Either one alone (plywood or studs) can hold that weight, but in combination they are much stronger than the sum of their capacities. Note that the floor will carry most ...


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Possible the garage doesn't have vertical studs? An alternative construction method is large corner posts with horizontal supports to hold the walls up. If you search horizontally you will never find anything. Go 24 inches up or down and there it is. (one place I worked drilled test holes for nearly 10 feet horizontally searching for supports). If this is ...


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Not critical at all. There are best practices. Like making sure corners have stud surface on both sides, making all studs 16 on center, make all studs plumb. Does it matter? No. Do inspectors care? No. Now I wouldn't suggest making your studs further than 16 inches but back in the day they were generally 24 for basements. I have seen people do them ...


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An inch out is not that big of a deal, though an inspector might not want to see it. If you can Add a stud, Can you not just fix it so it is straight? I will use construction screws with pre-drilled holed when I have a tricky placement that needs a bit of finessing. Attaching a second stud to it would also make that one out of plumb, but would suffice the ...



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