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Replacing Rotted Floor Sills

Posted by Mark Smith on October 3rd, 2002 10:26 AM
In reply to Replacing Rotted Floor Sills, Installing Fondation Under Exsisting Room by Vicky on September 27th, 1999 02:40 PM [Go to top of thread]

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Try putting a transfer beam running in the direction opposite of the joists, about 3'-0" back from the outer edge. Jack this whole assembly up, gradually, to gain access to the rotted sill, and replace it. Once the sill has been replaced, cut the rotted joists back to good wood, and sister up new, longer joists from about 4' back to the new pressure treated sill. Do the same for the rotted studs, cut back to good wood and sister up new studs 3'-0" back to the plate.

Hope this puts you in the right direction.

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