05:04AM | 11/12/05
Member Since: 11/11/05
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In the process of installing a high efficiency furnace, installers drilled 2 three inch holes through the sill plate. The sill plate is now severed. Is this cause for concern? Tks.


09:17PM | 11/12/05
Member Since: 11/06/02
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Let's make sure we're using the same terminology.

A sill plate is a pressure treated 2 by lumber that lays flat horizontally on top of the foundation wall.

what sort of foundation do you have?

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10:33AM | 11/14/05
Member Since: 11/11/05
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Thanks for the reply. Yes it is the 2 x 8 sill plate. The foundation in poured concrete and the house is a 26 x 40 brick bungalow.



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