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Wall sheathing covering rim joist and sill plate or not?

HU-453707696
3 months ago

I just finished framing my walls and I’ve gotten mixed opinions on whether the sheathing should sit on top of the floor sheathing or cover the rim joist and sill plate. It seems to me like sheeting all the way down to the foundation would provide the most protection. I have also heard from a few to go 1/2” past the sill plate but I don’t want the sheathing to rot. What’s the right way to do it or will I also get mixed responses here?


I have a crawlspace so the sheathing will be plenty off the ground either way.


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