Fixing to hollow walls with metal studs


Postby Louise28 » Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:58 pm

I live in a new build flat (built in 2007) with hollow walls with what I have been told are metal studs. I want to fix a large, heavy oak framed mirror to the wall but am not sure how to do this. I have been told to locate the studs and then fix a baton but can you screw into metal studs?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks.
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Postby TheDoctor4 » Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:56 pm

Hi Louise

Have you had a look at the DIY Doctor Projects section: http://www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects.htm We have several projects related to fixcing to walls, what fixings to use and how to locate studs

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