Stud-Finder Find Them All – On the House

Stud-Finder Find Them All

By on April 19, 2014

If you are having trouble finding a stud, try a stud-finder — a gizmo you slide along the wall. It senses changes in the density of materials inside the walls and lights up and beeps when it passes over a stud.

You also could use a magnetic stud-finder — one that finds nails in the studs, with a magnet. But be careful. Metal pipes and other materials create false signals. Studs are usually 16 inches or 24 inches apart; so when you find one, it’s easy to find others.

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