How much weight can a CLS stud wall carry?


How much weight can a CLS stud wall carry?

Timber walls are a lot weaker than masonry walls, but they still can carry significant weight. I thought I would take a standard CLS stud timber from Wickes and see how much weight it can carry, using just a Sharpie pen and a calculator! You can follow along in my latest video.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to calculate what load a timber will take
  • Which measurements you need to take
  • The effect of wall height and why noggins are so important

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