Wednesday, January 04, 2006

Building for Earthquakes and Hurricanes


By Elaine Meinel Supkis

No building codes anywhere mandate doing what I did on my own house when I framed it out. Namely, all components are tied to each other with metal and the rafters are not held down by mere hurricane straps which are small but are attached over the top and under the bottom of the top plate and the rafter.
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