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Reinforcing House Framing Against Wind Damage


The best way to reinforce the framing in a home or other building against wind damage is to link all the parts of the framing to the foundation. A good way to do that is to embed a metal strap into the concrete foundation while it’s being poured, then attach it to the framing from the studs up to the rafters. ...More




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Reinforcing House Framing Against Wind Damage

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The best way to reinforce the framing in a home or other building against wind damage is to link all the parts of the framing to the foundation. I’ve found that a good way to do that is to embed a metal strap into the concrete foundation while it’s being poured. The strap is then run all the way up to the roof and attached to the wall studs and rafters.

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