Tension Ties

If the corners of the addition are not attached to the main house the two can be separated in a different manner as shown below.  A tension tie is a very specialized type of hardware which is fabricated on site depending on what we find in the corners of the addition.  We never know how we are going to address this problem, which simply apply the appropriate engineering principles to fit the circumstance.

 



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Tension Tie Holding Two Floors together