A tradesman's quote details a partition wall to be 15 cm. Does that sound too wide to you? We don't want to waste space. A friend told us that that their partition was 3 inches wide. Help please! :-)
When building partition walls you should always Center timber studs 400mm apart to make sure walls are solid and strong.
The size of the wall depends on the timber used for the studs and noggin's plus the plasterboard and plaster. A partition wall could be around 3 inches wide as long as it is installed correctly.
Yes 15cm is pretty deep, I would use 3x2 CLS timber with studs at 450mm or 600mm centred apart and noggins at 400mm centred. But this would all depend on the insulation level you require.
Timber stud and plasterboard internal walls are in 3x2 or 4x2 inch timberstuds and either 9mm or 12.5mm plasterboard the wall can be lined with plywood behind plaster board say for a bathroom or kitchen wall so any units wall cupboards or sanitary wares can be fixed solid and secure
The partition should be either 75mm wide using a 50mm stud or 95mm wide using a 70mm stud. EG 70mm stud plus 2x12.5mm plasterboards = 95mm (plastered would make it 100mm)
A partition wall can be a variety of sizes depending on the material that is used in its composition it can range from using 50 mm studs with 12 1/2 mm gyprock which is a 75 mm wall thickness up to a supporting wall of double bricks which would be anywhere up to 300 mm
If the partition isn't load bearing I.e. a simple dividing wall, then 15cm/150mm is unnecessarily wide. Finished wall thickness of 90-100mm is far more common. 63mm timber studs + 2 sides of plasterboard Inc plaster skim 30mm = 93mm.
hello partition wall u can choose what's size u want u can't make from 50mm to dabble wall
Hi, yes that is very wide he must be quoting for a 4 inch timber stud & 2 boards either side. You can have 3 inch which is 50mm stud with one board either side but I would suggest 68/70mm stud & 1 board either side & rockwool between.
120mm is the usual width for a partition wall.
It very much depends on the purpose of the wall. The thicker the wall the more insulation and sound proofing you can install which for alot of people is important.
Dont listen to friends unlesz they are in the building game as they will always just disagree when they dont know what they are talking about. Same with family. If they arent in the trade, they are probably using Google or just making it up. I get it a lot and just ask "are they in the trade?" 150 mm is bang on. 3 inches? Absolute nonsense.
well normally 4" timber and then 2x12.5 mm plasterboard each side for fire regs
so 6 "is about right obviously take 1" off if only 1 layer of plaster board each side is required .
hope this helps
There are no requirements for thickness in partition walls unless for split residential purposes. But i generally use 6x3 for the stud work then plasterboard either side. For the inch your looking to try save think about the quality and how the wall will be treadted as in a years time you dont want to find it being to flimsy for what you require
Studding wall are mostly 100mm in thickness comprising of 12.5 mm plaster board each side and 75mm timber studding hope this helps
Hi there. A partition wall is made using 3"x2" timber stud work. On top of that there is plaster boards at 12.5mm either side of the stud work and then around 2mm-5mm of plaster either side, so the thickness of a finished partition wall will measure around 110mm
You can do both depending on the requirements to the room if it's structurally required or just simply parting a room up.
Depending on the room i.e kitchen may need the plaster board to be fire rated due to regulations which can be checked by your local planning office or architect.
Kind regards Dylan, Weaves Interiors
Depending on the make up of the partition it can be as narrow as 75mm- 12.5mm board on each side with a 50mm stud in between or standard are 12.5mm boards on each side with a 70 mm stud
Nowadays fire safety would be very much taken into consideration. Because of this timber frame houses are built using c16 grade timber internally using 100x 50 + double skin plasterboard and 70mm kingspan type insulation.
Your tradesman's is right , especially if you want a sound proof.
Usually they vary between 3" to 6" and the most common we use is 4" plus Plaster Board