How To Build Exterior Walls For A House?


Building a House..Framing Exterior Walls # 56


Frequently Asked Questions

How do you build exterior walls in a house?

How to Build an Exterior Wall

  1. Start by outlining your wall in chalk, directly on the slab or subfloor. ...
  2. Mark your top and bottom sill plates for studs. ...
  3. Using a chop saw or similar tool, cut your wall studs out of 2×4 or 2×6 lumber. ...
  4. Cut a corner post for each end of the wall.

How do you build a wall in a house?

Building an Interior Wall: Step-by-Step

  1. Start with the top and bottom plates. 2 Locate the joists in the ceiling (here we've shown the drywall on the ceiling removed for clarity's sake). ...
  2. Install the top plate. ...
  3. Install the bottom plate. ...
  4. Attach each wall stud. ...
  5. Double up studs where walls meet.

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