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Default How much damage can a House sill plate take?

Nah, sill plates don't spread any load. They're just a nailing
surface for the joists and wall studs. They're already flat against
the foundation, so they can't transfer any weight. If they sat up off
of the foundation, then yes, they'd be spreading load. Just bolt them
to the foundation and tie them into the neighboring sill plates.

Here's a garage sill plate DIY:

On Apr 23, 10:01*am, "John Gilmer" wrote:
The primary purpose of the sill place is the spread the load of the joist.