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Transitioning Sill Plate to framed, walk-out basement

Discussion in 'Residential Building Codes' started by jar546, Aug 14, 2019 at 6:28 AM.

  1. jar546

    jar546 *****istrator

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    As you can see, this is not the best transition from a poured concrete foundation to an exterior wall of a walk out basement. What code issues do you see? I will throw in the photo from the bottom of the wall too. Click on the photos to enlarge.

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  2. e hilton

    e hilton Bronze Member

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    In pic 1 ... double top plate does not extend over the concrete wall, and the i-joist is sitting on the concrete ... secured with concrete nails?
     
  3. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    Sometimes we see a TYP foundation stud and sometimes a white wood stud with sill sealer.

    Is the I-joist on a treated sill?

    Double top plate end joints should break a 24-inches

    TYP bottom sill anchoring? Looks like they used concrete nails and plumbers strap?
     
  4. Paul Sweet

    Paul Sweet Sawhorse

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    What holds the end of the sheathing in place, or does it lap over the concrete?
     
  5. jar546

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    No overlap
     

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