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How to Create Half Walls in RoomSketcher

Have you been looking for a way to create half walls or a dividing wall in RoomSketcher, and not quite figured out how to do it? Well, we’re here to help, giving you step-by-step explanations of how to create this type of wall!

Office kitchen with half wall
Trine Bretteville

Half walls can easily be created in RoomSketcher, either by customizing items from the furniture library, or by creatively adjusting different wall types.

Option 1: Create a Half Wall Using Building Block

You can easily create a half wall in RoomSketcher by using building blocks, here’s how to do it:

  1. In Furniture mode, search for Building Block
  2. Choose the right type of Building Block
  3. Paying subscribers can Replace Materials on the Building Block to get the preferred finish
  4. In Properties, change the dimensions of the Building Block to suit the size you want your half wall to be
  5. Drag the Building Block into place where you want your half wall to be

And there you have it, a super-easy way to create a half wall!

Now you can generate a 3D Floor Plan to see how it looks or check out your half wall in a 360 View.

Half Wall Using Building Block

Option 2A: Create a Half Wall Using Divider Drawing Tool

If you want a more customizable half wall, you can follow the steps below where you use the Divider drawing tool.

  1. In Walls mode, choose the Divider drawing tool
  2. Use divider lines to draw the outline of your half wall
  3. Right click in the zone you just created and click Properties
  4. In Properties, click on the Advanced tab and in Floor Height, put in the height you want your half wall to have

You have now successfully created a customizable half wall!


Option 2B: Custom Material on Your Half Wall

If you want to have a custom material on this wall, this is possible by following these simple steps:

  1. In Walls mode, right click in the room and click Properties
  2. In Properties, click on the arrow next to Wall Material
  3. In the Materials window, choose the material you want on your half wall and finish by clicking OK
  4. Click on one of the room walls, and in Properties, choose the wall material you want the room walls to have. Repeat this on all of the walls

You have now created a half wall with separate materials, and if you want to change the color of the wall at any point, this is easily done by following the first three steps of the above explanation!

Half Wall With Custom Material

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So there you have it, two different ways of creating half walls in RoomSketcher! Be sure to share your projects with us, showing off your design with half walls. Just tag your image with #roomsketcher – we love to see all the wonderful things you create!

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