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Old 05-30-2011, 05:07 PM   #1
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I am needing to access a section of my house between floors. Access from the interior isn't possible so I need to remove about 2 to three feet of the band board. Or make a cut to remove the bottom half of that portion of band board at the very minimum. My question is...is this structurally safe to do so. I could then re nail the section in place afterwards and replace siding. Any help on this would be appreciated....thanks.

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Old 05-30-2011, 05:10 PM   #2
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You should be ok. Just nail every thing good when you reinstall it.

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Old 05-30-2011, 09:02 PM   #3
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Try to cut halfway on the joists just to be on the safe side.
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