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Having seen plenty of rotted ledgers in my day on tilt-up buildings (be it from roof leaks or water migration out of concrete), I would discourage anyone from using this exception in the code. Looked at one not two months ago...

-gm

On Tue, Sep 16, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Jerry Coombs <JCoombs(--nospam--at)carollo.com> wrote:
Depends on type of construction.
 
Per IBC 2304.11.2.3, yes.  But technically speaking, only if the ledger itself is below grade.  Depending on how you interpret it.
 
Per IRC, I think it is no longer req'd, but I'd have to check.


>>> Tarek Mokhtar <Tarekmokhtar(--nospam--at)earthlink.net> 9/16/2008 2:00 PM >>>

Is a ledger supporting a wood floor against a waterproofed basement
retaining wall required to
be pressure treated?
--
Tarek Mokhtar, SE








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