Home Improvement--General/Wood siding/ Beam sag


mzs100 wrote at 2014-04-04 18:15:23
By the way the minimum clearance from the ground to the bottom a beam is 12 inches and it is 18 inches to the bottom of the floor joists???

The above explanation is incorrect. Please be it clear before I.

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Leo Luczak


I am a Certified Building Official, and I am certified by the International Conference of of Building Officials as a plans examiner and as a commercial and residential building and plumbing inspector.


I have been the Building Official for a small town in Alaska for the last 14 years. I also spent 20 years working in construction.

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