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Building load bearing wall partition to hang TV

I am planning to build the partition which will used for hanging TV which is 75inch that might weight around 35 kg to 45 kg. I was thinking to attach piece of wood in between the ceiling joist which ...
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Framing lally column inside partition wall

I'm finishing a room in my basement and want to frame a partition wall underneath the support beam. I've looked at the threads below to confirm that it is OK to frame a partition wall underneath the ...
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mounting a shelf to an indoor partition wall end

I want to mount a floating shelf for my cat, wrapping around a wall end. I've poorly illustrated this in red below. I want to support the end that sticks out from the wall end, but i have no idea how ...
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How to solidify partition wall after removing a section

I removed a non-load-bearing (partition?) wall that was making a small closet. On each side, I removed two studs. On the top, a top plate(?) remains, which I'll remove next. My problem is that on each ...
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Stud wall in concrete subfloor and joists

What considerations are important to take into account when planning a non-load bearing stud / partition wall that will run in parallel to both ceiling and floor joists? The stud wall will have a ...
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no top plate on my stud wall - gap between boards goes up through ceiling to 1st floor

It seems like the stud wall I'd planned to remove to make an open plan lounge/kitchen in my 30 yr old house is not the frame structure I'd expected. I removed a bit of the dry wall on one side to ...
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Opening in a partition wall for 83-cm door

I was told that 83-cm door width is de-facto standard in France. What should be the opening size in the partition wall for that door size? I found one nice door which unfortunately I had to return due ...
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Thickness of the partition wall made of plasterboard

We are renovating our apartment and decided to change all partition walls, as the existing ones were only 50 mm thick with no sound isolation within and with no vertical fixation. We were surprised to ...
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How can I attach a stud wall to a concrete block wall with drywall?

I'm planning on building a media wall spanning the entire width of a wall in the kitchen. This will involve building a stud wall which will be fixed either side to a 'dot and dab' wall, concrete ...
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Can a partition be built with 440 x 210 x 50mm 3.6N blocks? and How?

Can a 2.5 metre to ceiling by 2 metre wide internal partition be built with 440 x 210 x 50mm 3.6N block? and How? It will be supported either side onto existing wall and above and below. How does one ...
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Do I need to add studs into existing wall ends when adding a partition wall?

I am going to be starting a project to add a partition wall to our formal dining room to separate it into a pantry and an office. The location for the partition wall doesn't have any studs, but it ...
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Building an interior partition wall

I would like to build a partition wall in my completed basement. The wall will run half the width of the room so it won’t create a new room. I plan to hang a 65” TV on the wall. The wall will run ...
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Making sure this wall is just a partition and not load bearing

We are considering widening this existing opening and installing double doors. Is there any chance that this wall is load bearing? I was going to be overly cautious and put up temporary supports for ...
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Attaching metal studwork to a drywall (not the other way around!)

So I'm about to put a metal stud partition wall into my utility room which is a converted garage itself. The existing walls are plasterboard (I think this is called drywall in the states..) the South ...
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How can I build a partition wall in room without damaging marble floor

I have large room size in my home, 12'x 22'. Now I want to rent it and therefore, want to divide the room in two with a partition wall. Is there any way to build a permanent partition wall on marble ...
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Do these insulation panels contain asbestos?

The landlord said that "it's plastic stock, left from renovation on windows" from another apartment. It doesn't look like plastic to me, but then again I don't know much (very little actually) about ...
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Load bearing wall or not?

I have a 10ft wall that spans only a third of the width of the house but is perpendicular to the 20' long 2x10s below it. One end of the wall could transfer load to the foundational wall but the rest ...
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Can you just put drywall up in a basement without providing electrical outlets?

I would like to add 2 by 4 framing and drywall in the basement to insulate and partition into a workout area and a closet. I plan to only use overhead lighting and not put in any electrical outlets on ...
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Attach partition wall to lath and plaster wall

I am looking to add a small closet (2×4 ft) in the corner of a room with lath and plaster walls. I would like to frame in two sides and attach it to the existing wall. Do I have to limit myself to the ...
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How can I construct a lightweight privacy panel 3-4ft high by 8ft long or thereabout?

I have a two-story deck with the upper part on the roof, and I lay on top to sunbathe. The top was surrounded by a fence, but after installing solar panels close to the deck I removed a large part of ...
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What is the easiest and most cost effective way to turn a 1 bedroom apartment into 2 bedrooms? [closed]

Obviously, I could build a full wall with insulation, etc.; however, this might not even be allowed, and even if it is, there are a variety of factors why it is not ideal like the time to build it and ...
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How much movement is normal after mounting a TV on partition wall?

I have a wall that's made of plasterboards mounted on metal studs. I have mounted two DVD cabinets (each 22kg) and an LCD TV (40kg). To mount all this, I installed 6mm thick MDF panels across 5 of ...
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How can I temporarily partition a large open space to create another room?

I'm renting a small apartment which has one bedroom, near the front door there is a large open space that could easily be converted to a bedroom/office with the addition of a partition across a wall. ...
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Best easy way to partition a room

I'm looking for a simple way to partition an area in my garage to be a TV/Game room for the kids. I don't want to build a "real" permanent room. But I would like it to have, as much as possible, a ...
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