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Stud Finder – Review all of the Different Types

How do you find a stud without a stud finder? It is possible but difficult and never 100% accurate. Why not take a look at some of the stud finders that are available today to make your DIY project faster and your life easier. Click on the links below to explore the different types available.

Go to our How To page to learn how to use a stud finder.


Instant Stud Finder

Franklin Prosensor

The Franklin Prosensor is a stud finder that is way ahead of it’s time. It is fast, easy to use and very accurate.

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Magnetic Stud Finder


These stud finders are inexpensive, require no batteries and can often find a stud under deep plaster where an electronic tool doesn’t work.

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Edge Stud Finder

zircon stud finder

These stud finders are a two step process to find each edge of a stud. They are fairly inexpensive and only takes a few minutes to learn how to use it.

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Center Stud Finder

Zircon Center Finder

These stud finders are a step up from the edge finders and a little easier to use. Most stud finders that are sold in “big box” stores are center finders.

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Multi Function Stud Finder

Zircon multi function

These stud finders are usually center finders that are a little more expensive and have additional abilities to detect electrical wires and/or water lines.

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Radar Stud Finder

bosch stud finder

These stud finders are high-end commercial products. They detect a wide variety of materials through thicker walls or concrete floors.

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