fixing things to walls

Postby vaxtang » Mon May 14, 2007 7:10 am

i'm about to attach some storage into my garage and i want to fix it to the walls what is the best way to locate the supporting studs behind the plasterboard walls please.
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Simply Build It

Postby thedoctor » Mon May 14, 2007 10:29 am

Use a stud detector as shown in the link below. ... 071&m=1228

Otherwise you need to rely on tapping the surface for different sounds which at best is a shot in the dark, or making a series of holes until you find the studs. Filling these holes, however small, always ends up costing more than the stud detector especially when you considerr the time involved.
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