Home Inspection Flashcard #199

Roof, Roof Structure

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What is the purpose of this type of connector?

a. In designated hurricane zones it connects a roof structure to the exterior walls in a manner that will allow the roof structure to lift slightly to defeat damage from inflation of the interior.

b. It connects the bottom chords of roof trusses to interior partition walls.

c. It serves as a template for marking layout locations on top and bottom plates during the framing process.

d. It is an adjustable bottom plate strap used to secure partition walls in basements with expansive soils.

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