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- To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
- Subject: Re: Brick walls on top of gable roofs
- From: LibertyEng(--nospam--at)aol.com
- Date: Fri, 20 Nov 1998 09:24:21 EST
I agree with Don that you see a lot of brick supported on wood here on the east coast. BOCA does not allow it but Virginia uses lets you use CABO, One & Two Family Dwelling Code. This code even has a detail in it on how to support the brick on wood.(Figure 703.7 (a)). In a message dated 11/19/98 12:23:12 Eastern Standard Time, jdcoombs(--nospam--at)wilsonco.com writes: > Is it the intent of the national codes (UBC '97 2307, BOCA '96 2112.3 and > SBC) not to have any masonry directly supported by wood? In a message dated 11/19/98 10:43:37 Eastern Standard Time, dcarr(--nospam--at)nahbrc.org writes: > I have > used a steel angle bolted to the wood frame wall in Virginia BOCA > jurisdictions and the building official has accepted it. The long > term result is some settlement cracking, but no structural damage.
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