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0272 Floors Provide Lateral Support for Foundations - Floors - Introduction
 
0272 Floors Provide Lateral Support for Foundations - Floors - Introduction -

Image Text: Cross section > the typical wood frame first floor provides lateral support for the top of the foundation wall > wall framing > sill anchor > floor framing > foundation wall > backfill > foundation wall > drainage tile > footing > basement floor slab > gravel > the basement floor slab provides lateral support for the bottom of the foundation

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STRUCTURE, Footings and Foundations, Description, Problems, Floors, Sills, Columns, Beams, Joists, Subflooring, Concrete Floor Slabs, Walls, Solid Masonry Walls, Wood Frame Walls, Masonry Veneer Walls, Arches and Lintels, Roof Framing, Rafters, Roof Joists and Ceiling Joists, Collar Ties, Knee Walls and Purlins, Trusses, Wood I Joists, Sheathing

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