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Re: Untreated Sill Plates

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It appears that the intent of the code for pressure treated lumber at
the sill is to protect from termite damage were the sill rests directly
on a slab/footing on grade.  How about sliding a sheet metal barrier
below sill plate and treat exposed portions with copper green.  Does
this meet the intent of the code for protecting the sill ?

Robert Shaffer, P.E.