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Old 01-14-2010, 07:59 PM   #1
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Support post standoff

I need to replace several 4x8 support posts in my basement. I would like to use some kind of standoff to keep them off the floor because I have moisture problems. What would be my best bet.

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Old 01-14-2010, 08:49 PM   #2
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Support post standoff

place a roof shingle upside down under the post.
how high do you need protection from moisture? does it actually flood?

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Support post standoff

You need to secure the bottom from lateral displacement: http://www.strongtie.com/products/ca...ost_bases.html

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