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Old 12-18-2011, 01:20 AM   #1
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Sill replacement options?

Hey guys, hope this is the right section to post this question, but is replacement the only way to deal with a rotten foundation sill? I think all 4 are in rough shape, about 111 years old. Total of about 100' or so length.
I had heard that they have some sort of sealant they can inject into them or something to make them last longer?
I know it would cost crazy money to replace that's why I was wondering if I might have any alternatives?

That's just the beginning unfortunately, I also need some of my joists replaced/sistered and I have 2 support beams running under the middle of the house that at least need new support poles (currently just 4x4's and those red temporary poles holding them up!)


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Old 12-18-2011, 04:54 AM   #2
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Obviously a picture would help---I know only one solution for rotting sills---replace them--so if there is a simpler method --I'm all ears.

The sills can be replaced in short sections which is far simpler than doing an entire side with one long sill--


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