Project: Cutting-Door-Opening-in-An-Existing-ICF-Wall (HatD1yae-101-03m-eebn)
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This project involved cutting a door opening in an existing ICF wall of a walkout basement. The owner wanted to park one of his classic cars in the basement
of his ICF house.
So we had to saw cut an opening for an 8 ft wide x 7 ft high door. I proposed using a steel channel for jambs and the header and anchor the steel channel
to the concrete of the ICF walls using expansion anchors. I also proposed welding a steel plate underneath the header channel, or using a shelf angle to carry the facia brick.
I am presenting here a couple of pictures showing a cross section of the wall and the proposed design details.
Cutting-Door-Opening-in-An-Existing-ICF-Wall ... Picture 1
ANAND Enterprises project Cutting-Door-Opening-in-An-Existing-ICF-Wall (HatD1yae-101-03m-eebn)
Cutting-Door-Opening-in-An-Existing-ICF-Wall ... Picture 2
ANAND Enterprises project Cutting-Door-Opening-in-An-Existing-ICF-Wall (HatD1yae-101-03m1-eebn)
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