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When the original builder flubs a foundation, someone else has to clean up the mess.
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Accuracy in laying out and building the foundation helped keep the rest of the job on track .
When I-joists are cantilevered over the foundation wall rather than directly supported at the sill plate, can a deck ledger be safely attached to the engineered rim joist?
Recently we contracted to do a house with precast foundation walls that were set out of level - up to 3/4 inch over 30 feet, in some places. What's the best way to shim and air-seal the mudsill?
The trick was holding up the roof while leaving plenty of room to work.
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