Metal Stud Framing

An essential part of installing drywall is having a proper way to secure it to the rest of the building’s structure. In the past, wood framing was the most popular method. But as time goes on, metal is becoming more prominent for a variety of reasons. These include metal stud framing in residential properties as well as commercial steel framing studs. The popularity of metal stud framing puts drywall companies in a bit of a bind. They may have made their name setting up their drywall on wooden studs, but as the market starts to shift, they need to learn how to work with new components in order to better serve their clients. So, here’s an exterior and interior metal stud framing guide with all the basic information you need.