Reinforcing House Framing Against Wind Damage
By: Danny Lipford
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.
Watch this video to find out more.
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