71 Photos - Jul 14, 2012
Photo: Traylor residence after fire.Photo: Traylor residence after fire.Photo: Traylor residence after fire.Photo: Traylor residence after fire.Photo: Traylor residence after fire.Photo: Traylor residence after demo.Photo: Traylor residence after demo.Photo: Traylor residence after demo.Photo: Traylor residence after demo.Photo: Traylor residence after demo.Photo: Dry rot that needs to be fixed.Photo: First day on the job. Need to drill out the new anchor bolts and holdowns.Photo: After drilling 30+ anchor bolt holes in the foundation walls, we've come to the conclusion that there is NOT any rebar in the existing foundation. To make matters worst the PSI of the concrete foundation is only around 1000 psi.Photo: Unconstructable shear wall framing that needs to be replaced. No continous studs from the mudsill to the top plates.Photo: More unconstructable shear wall framing that needs to be replaced.Photo: Termite damage to the wall plates and joist rim that needs to be replaced. Also, unconstructable shear wall framing that needs to be replacd.Photo: The crawl space is 2+ inches of concrete over plywood.Photo: Termite damaged wall plates and joist rim.Photo: Termite droppings.Photo: Termite damaged wall plates and joist rim.Photo: More termite damage to the joist rim.Photo: Termite damaged joist rim.Photo: Termite damaged joist rim that needs to be replaced.Photo: Fire damaged joist rim and wall plates that need to be replaced.Photo: Top of 6x6 girder that has fire damage that needs to be replaced.Photo: 6x6 girder with fire damage that needs to be replaced.Photo: 6x6 girder with fire damage that needs to be replaced.Photo: Picture # 1 showing 6x6 girder post that was never nailed. It with stood several earth quakes over the last 80 years. Do we realy need Simpson hardware?Photo: Picture # 2 showing 6x6 girder & post position  that was never nailed.Photo: Picture # 3 showing 6x6 girder post base that was never nailed.Photo: Picture # 4 showing 6x6 girder post that was never nailed.Photo: Picture # 5 showing 6x6 girder post that was never nailed.Photo: Picture # 6 showing 6x6 girder post that was never nailed.Photo: Temporary 4x6 shoring to replace 6x6 girder.Photo: The building was 2" out of plumb. We moved the walls and now it's only about 3/4" out of plumb.Photo: Unconstructable shear wall framing with the step in the foundation and the plumbing pipe is in the way of the new holdown location.Photo: Erik and Lance replacing the 6x6 girders and 6x6 girder post.Photo: New 2x6 perimeter plywood subfloor diaphragm blocks.Photo: New 2x10 joist.Photo: Crawl space and basement shear wall plywood.Photo: Crawl space and basement shear wall plywood.Photo: Pre existing fire place damage.Photo: Brian planing the tops of the joist.Photo: New 2x6 perimeter plywood subfloor diaphragm blocks.Photo: What a mess. Not sure how this wall was ever plastered.Photo: Existing cross bracing above most of the double 2x window headers. I'm not sure if the cross bracing ever really did anything.Photo: 4 1/2" wide window sill in a 3 1/2" wall. What were they thinking!Photo: The orginal carpenters on this house in the 1920's must have cross bracing experts.Photo: Existing double 2x8 garage header that needs to be replaced.Photo: Dry rot at garage front wall that needs to be replaced.Photo: Live termites on the 2x10 garage floor joist.Photo: Termite dropping on the 2x10 garage joist.Photo: More live termites coming out of the nail hole, on the garage floor joist.Photo: Termites.Photo: The 2x10 floor joist with termites needs to be replaced. As well as some of the studs to the right of the garage.Photo: Termite damaged floor joist, bottom plate and studs.Photo: New 1 3/4 x  7 1/4 LVL's sistered to existing roof rafters and new 2x6 ceiling joist.Photo: New roof sheathing perimeter blocks installed between the rafters and nailed to new shear wall plywood diaphragm blocks.Photo: HDU2 holdown outside of Shear wall.Photo: New garage roof framing.Photo: Need to move the electrical panel box.Photo: The existing front door floor is out of level by an 1 1/2" .Photo: What a mess.Photo: Moved HDU2 holdown hole over. I thought the first hole we drilled was hitting dirt. Now I'm thinking we hit rubber tires. Just like the rubber tires we saw in the front porch concrete walkway.Photo: HDU4 installed in the front of the house on a #3 shear wall.Photo: Chris and Lance ripping the parapet wall top plates with a 10° slope.Photo: Interior shear walls complete in garage.Photo: There are A35s on the shear wall joist blocks, but there's no uplift connection to the second floor shearwall.Photo: Garage fire wall blocking and permiter nailing for 5/8" Type X sheetrock.Photo: New porch framing complete.Photo: Upper parapet walls sheathed.