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Garage mandoor framing to code?

Discussion in 'Residential Structural Codes' started by Ammich1, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. Pcinspector1

    Pcinspector1 Platinum Member

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    What's on the other side of the door would help? If open to outside, distance to the main structure? Drywall may be needed on the wall, If opening into a basement, a door with a self-closing devise maybe required.

    As far as the hole, if the AHJ adopted the IPMC, see
    Section 304.5 Foundation walls , free from open cracks and breaks and shall prevent the entry of rodents and other pest.

    304.6
    Exterior walls shall be free from holes and maintained weatherproof.
     
  2. ICE

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    The gap at the bottom strike side can be filled with a piece of pressure treated lumber. The top needs a pair of full width horizontal 2"x4"s. I can't say for sure but there might not be an anchor bolt near the end of the bottom plate. I also don't see any toenails where I would expect them. The gap that tmurray spotted is a problem.....he has an eye for this stuff.
    Here in California there is no exposed Romex but you indicated that this is finished. What is the shiny surface attached to the ceiling. Is the ceiling flat or pitched?
     
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  3. Ammich1

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    The ceiling is sheetrocked and the shiny things are brackets to the joists, if I am naming joist correctly.
     
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    The drywall looks reflective in the picture. I can’t view the picture now unless I allow google access to my pictures...which I will not do.
     
  6. Bryant

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    looks like the RO was off the mark for that sized door. Appears missing anchor bolts on either side from what I can see. add that to the list of rejection items
     

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