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Old 04-15-2007, 10:30 PM   #1
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X Brace, Cross Brace Removing


Under my home I would like to build a storage area for my jet skis, but I have run into a Cross Brace. Can I remove this if I sheer all the walls around???

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X Brace, Cross Brace Removing


Can't see much in that picture.

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Old 04-16-2007, 05:08 AM   #3
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If that cross brace is there, it's for a reason. Tho it may not be part of the original planned design, it could have been added because of structural issues during the construction or something that started to occur after. I would not touch those braces.
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