Since the baseboard is attached to the studs look to see if.
Finding studs under siding.
Then you can check for studs however you like drilling test holes etc.
To the best of my knowledge we won t see a stud by lifting siding unless the house was built about 1925.
If i don t have any luck.
A little light will go off or the finder will make a beeping noise when it finds a stud.
This is not always the case depending on the installer.
Place the stud finder at the edge of the exterior siding.
Draw a mark at the exact location where the stud finder locates a stud.
Look at the trim for where it has been nailed to a stud.
Remove the section of siding at the elevation you plan on mounting the awning at.
Don t have a stud finder.
In theory the siding should be nailed at the studs.
Measure 16 and mark additional stud locations.
Today s structural codes require builders to space wall studs uniformly to accommodate.
Builders use an outside corner as a reference point when framing walls so you might.
You will also find studs.
The edges must be nailed into a stud.
Turn power off to the room.
Remove the cover plate.
The better way is to locate the edges of the osb sheathing.
Studs are generally spaced between 16 24 on center which means from the middle of one stud to the middle of one next to it 16 is the most common dimension though.
If you have gaps around the outlet box use a long nail or knife blade to locate the stud on either side of the box.
Keeping these points in mind here are the ways i ve been most successful at finding studs.
Locate the switches and outlets which indicate a stud.
Using a window as a location guide use a stud finder on the inside to locate a stud or two and transfer that to the outside.
How to find exterior wall studs standard wall construction.
Walk very slowly along the exterior siding while holding the stud finder.
If that s true and i wanted to hit a stud close to dead center i d probably make myself about a 6 long 3 32 diameter drill bit locate a stud from inside and bore a hole from inside out next to the stud.