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Posted - 20 December 2002 10:47

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For improved durability, anyone in the
new home building market will get a head
start if they adopt the 2004 building
code for durability now. The code will
1.All outer wall studs connected with
truss plates.
2.All structural sheathing attached with
screws. Screws are now available with
strips for strip gun drivers)
3.Prime lateral load outer wall
sheathing will be directly under the
4.All shell drywall attached before
interior walls are started.
Local contractors will find that larger
than truss subassemblies will slowly
become available at truss factories
using the CAM part of CAD CAM
Dean Youngkeit
21 North 100 East
Willard, Utah 84340-0041
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