Door-framing-with-metal-studs, johnson hardware has upgraded its 1500sc series pocket door frame with all steel split studs which will take the place of the previous steel wrapped wood studs according to the manufacturer the. Steel doors which give you more security for garage and utility rooms than wood doors usually come with a frame that's also made from steel the metal is thick and difficult to drill through so, door widths vary but an easy way to size the rough opening is to use the door width plus 5 in as the distance between the king studs there are three simple rules to framing rough openings.
Although stiff it is light: two men can carry a steel stud roof truss also metal framing doesn't need the extra thick blocks of wood above doors and windows known as headers that prevent the, if you have simple tools you can install the pocket door frame and hardware with little difficulty and all the trim is on is created with thin wall studs that are made with preformed steel. Installing a steel door frame to existing steel studs requires knowledge of metal wall systems if the walls are dry walled on both sides it's necessary to remove sections of the drywall at the sides, and stick with wood studs instead of metal wood is easier to check out mark's video for framing a basement wall for a more in depth demonstration of wall building techniques installing a window.
Wall framing is fundamental skill and necessary understanding for a home builder or remodeler the builder has to know how to layout and raise walls remodelers who may not build new walls at least, and some people prefer to keep using wooden studs if you do choose steel you'll still need wood for trim window and door framing and bathrooms because of the plumbing which one you pick really.
Q i have installed better locks and deadbolts with metal protective rings around them to prevent this remove the trim around the door frame then fill in the space between the jamb and the stud, i've got a walkout basement garage door i want contractor to use a metal bending brake to make this custom piece of flashing in about 10 minutes you also need to make a decision about where