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The Right Way to Use a Stud Finder

If you are interested in avoiding false positives when it comes to using stud finders, then you will have to know the tricks of the trade. You will move the stud finder from side to side and vertically for the length of the wall, marking the studs, and confirming that they are studs with measurements…

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Magnetic Stud Finders

Using a magnetic stud finder is the most accurate way of finding a stud.  Magnetic stud finders are user friendly and consistent with accuracy depending on which brand you purchase.   You swipe the magnetic stud finder around the wall until it “pulls” and alerts you that there is a nail or screw inside of the…

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Internal Capacitor Stud Finders

There are three different types of internal capacitor stud finders: the edge finder, the center finder, and the instant stud finder. Each of the different type of stud finder operates relatively simply and can be used for professional or personal purposes. An internal capacitor stud finder is a tool often used by construction workers, carpenters,…

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How Stud Finders Find Their Mark

Are you wondering how do stud finders find their stud?  How can a handheld device find something that is inside of a wall?  Stud finders are amazing at what they can do.  But what is even more amazing is that some people can find studs with just tapping the wall.  Not only do they use…

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Find A Wall Stud Without A Stud Finder

If you are interested in renovating, remodeling, or redecorating your home or a building, and you do not have access to a stud finder then you will need to be able to locate wall studs with a few easy steps.  You will need to locate the first stud and then measure out 16 inches to…