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Residential Code requirement for fireblocking between floors

The International Residential Code (R302.11) requires fireblocking at six specific locations in wood framed construction.   The first location identified in this section is concealed spaces between stud walls and partitions; which also includes furred spaces.  Fireblocking is required vertically at … Continue reading

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Residential Code requirement for fireblocking

The Residential Building Code (R302.11) requires the use of fireblocking in all combustible construction.  Some locations which require fireblocking in wood framed construction are; Concealed spaces in stud walls at both ceiling and floor levels, and horizontal intervals not exceeding … Continue reading

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