2x6 construction is defined by the use of 2 inch by 6 inch studs in the construction of exterior walls of the home. A majority of home builders today use 2x4 because of the reduced cost. The 2x6 framing method certainly has an increased up front cost that can deter many people when considering a remodeling project. However, consider the following benefits:
A quieter, more energy efficient home, who wouldn't want that? Analyze your next remodeling project and you just may find that the benefits outweigh the costs and the return on investment will be worth the up front expense.