Sill plate


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Sill plate

A heavy timber plate at the bottom of the frame of a wood structure resting directly on the foundation.

sill plate

1. A heavy horizontal timber at the bottom of the frame of a wood structure; the timber rests directly on a foundation; same as sill, 1.
2. Same as groundsill.
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includes 200 lf of remove and replace wet or deteriorated wood 2" x 8" sill plate and anchor bolts of same size and material.
Sill plate anchors were inserted into the mortar, with four plates in each long wall and two plates in each short wall.
That is, what is the infiltration through the sill plate region, or the wall-to-wall panel joints, or the wall panel-to-roof panel joints, and similar building elements?
Partially anchored (PA) walls had two anchor bolts on the sill plate.
Run a bead of caulk between the edge of the sill plate and the top of the foundation wall.
I started out by pouring a footer and laying up six-inch blocks, which I then externally covered with two inches of foam board, topping it off with an eight-inch treated sill plate.
Spray expanding foam insulation between the wood frame sill plate and the foundation, especially wherever you feel a draft or you can see daylight.
For years, Tremco has marketed its Tuff-N-Dri basement waterproofing system, but the company has now introduced an above-grade system that adds moisture and thermal protection to the exposed foundation wall between the grade line and the sill plate.
Top-quality lumber treated with the world's leading preservatives recognized for their enduring natures and environmental qualities, ProWood branded products will fill treated lumber needs for all users with the quality expected by the pros, and will include color-infused ProWood Dura Color[TM], kiln-dried lumber and sill plate products.
Tenders are invited for the project consists of the removal and replacement of 40 sf of exterior siding in order to gain access to ten feet of rotted sill plate and floor joists caused by active termite activity.