Restoration framing Priceville Ontario Farmhouse | JCB & SONS. The old foundation was everything but level, we levelled our new pressure treated sill plates and filled in any gaps with a non-shrink grout. This makes a solid level base for the home to be built on.
We installed a sill gasket between the pressure treated sill plate and the foundation to make sure it can never rot.
New jack posts were installed on new footings and we installed a new flush beam for the floor which won't interfere with the air flow of the new HVAC system. All the joists were installed with proper joist hanger brackets and engineered nails.
We will be using engineered Wood I's for the second floor, floor joists and the addition ceiling joists as they can clear span unsupported allowing the home to not have unsightly beams which would also interfere with duct work.
Gabriel and Jude are the Saturday crew and love to help make the dump runs.
We studded in the old basement and it's ready for the new polyurethane spray foam.
The old sheathing on the house was moldy and had to be removed, this also gave us the opportunity to use our tractor to pull the addition plumb as it was out a 1/2" and would make installing cabinets a problem had we not.
The new 5/8" tounge and groove sub-floor is glued and screwed to ensure no squeaks in the home.
This quick drive makes installing the sub-floor a breeze with its auto feeder.
LVL beams were installed in the second floor for the new stairs so that absolutely no walls or posts are needed in the room
The picture window in the old farmhouse was not original to the home, it also didn't match the height of the other windows and the lintels were installed improperly. We opened it back up and installed new lintels that were welded together for added strength.
The new ceiling joists are in so the roof sheathing was reinstalled and Grace Ice and Water Shield has been installed ready for the new shingles.
The new Wood I's are installed in the addition of the home allowing for an open concept kitchen and 10'-0" high ceilings too.
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