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RE: Untreated Sill Plates[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
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- From: Paul Rohrer <prohrer(--nospam--at)jnase.com>
- Date: Wed, 29 Sep 1999 09:14:24 -0700
-----Original Message----- From: Robin Fried and Robert Shaffer [SMTP:rkdn(--nospam--at)cruzio.com] Sent: Wednesday, September 29, 1999 9:03 AM To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org Subject: Re: Untreated Sill Plates  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 The code is fairly specific in that pressure treated sills are required for decay as well as termite damage. Since the sill plate is such a key part of the lateral system I would not hesitate in making the contractor remove the untreated plate. The life span of this building could be 50 years and a deteriated sill plate will provide little if any lateral resistence.
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