03:19PM | 01/02/03
Member Since: 12/23/02
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im planning on using metal studs to remodell my basement, and basically i was wondering if there is any special way to install them , what type of screw to use,etc,etc..if anyone has used metal studs and can help, i would appreciate it...thanks


04:53AM | 01/11/03
Member Since: 12/23/02
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03:54PM | 01/11/03
Member Since: 06/03/01
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Yes, there are special self-tapping screws you should use. Also, be sure to use gromets to isolate the wiring from the studs as well as the plumbing. A 'chop' saw is needed to make cuts. They should be cheaper than wood and straighter.


03:02PM | 01/13/03
Member Since: 12/23/02
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thanks for the planning on tackling this project this week....


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