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How much does a metal stud cost?

What are the standard sizes for a metal stud?

  • Although metal framing studs are available in many different sizes, there are five sizes that are most commonly used: 1 5/8 inches, 2 1/2 inches, 3 5/8 inches, 4 inches and 6 inches.

What are the best screws for metal studs?

  • Coarse drywall screws feature coarse threads to secure gypsum board to studs. Fine drywall screws feature smaller heads and are used to secure drywall to metal studs. Self-drilling and pan-head screws can be used with metal studs or frames. Trim-head screws are used to attach wood trim over gypsum boards.

How much does metal stud framing cost?

  • How much does metal stud framing cost? The metal stud framing materials costs will be lower compared with wood, but labor costs are typically higher. Installing metal framing for a house has an average cost of approximately $8 to $13 a square foot . The materials will usually be about 30% of the said cost, which is around $3 to $4 a square foot.

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