Lame question about studs and outlets
I'm wanting to hang some shelves in my laundry room. Some of the shelves will be holding heavy things, so I want them to be screwed into the studs.
The room has at least 5 wall outlets, (not including the washer and dryer) and most of the studs I want to use for hanging have an outlet installed lower on the wall.
Is it safe to drill a screw into these studs? I do have a stud finder, and of course, I get the a/c warning over most of the studs.
I really want to hang my shelves, but I really, really don't want to start a fire or get electrocuted. I could always use wall anchors and avoid the studs, but studs would be my preference. Thanks for any help you can offer!