Structures and Wall Bracing in the Building Code

The International Residential Code (IRC) acts as a guide for many architects and contractors building one and two-family dwellings. One of the most challenging areas in the IRC deals with structural requirements. A deep dive into wall framing and bracing walls, as an example, reveals a lot of complexity that can be difficult to navigate. Let’s dive into some of the specifics in these areas so you know what to watch out for.

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