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Tapcon the baseplate every how many inches?

Posted by andrelaplume2 (My Page) on
Wed, Feb 11, 09 at 15:33

Just want to be sure and be code compliant in case its ever checked.

Anyone know a good online store to buy them....need 3 and 1/4"...sold out buy me.


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RE: Tapcon the baseplate every how many inches?

I attach it every three to five feet. If the baseplate isn't pt, be sure to use 6 mil poly or strips of XPS under the base plate.

In areas of expansive soil, a "floating" wall system should be used.

floating baseplate

Floating wall uses two baseplates.
The one attached to the wall framing
floats over the one on the floor by virtue
of large spikes.


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RE: Tapcon the baseplate every how many inches?

thanks I though that was about what I needed but was not sure if there code issues...trying to do it right!


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