FA4 Foundation Anchor

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New FA4 Foundation Anchor from MiTek
FA4 Foundation AnchorMiTek has developed a foundation anchor that may be used in place of 5/8″ and 1/2″ anchor bolts for foundation tiedowns. The FA4 Foundation Anchors may be installed as a replacement for code required anchor bolts while achieving the same load capacity, while requiring fewer anchor installs overall. The FA4 Foundation Anchors are installed in wet concrete and are designed to allow the concrete to flow through the anchor to reduce the chance for spalling. Once concrete cures, mudsills can be put in place and secured by bending the FA4 flanges for a tight fit then nailing the FA4 in place with USP-specified fasteners. The FA4 can also be mounted to a form board before concrete is poured.

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Maderia Collection from Simonton Windows
maderia collection from simonton windowsThe Simonton Windows Madeira collection of replacement windows and doors is designed with traditional and classic architectural styles in mind. The window and door line boasts energy efficiency standards that exceed ENERGY STAR requirements. ProSolar Low-E glass with Argon gas is standard. ProSolar Shade Low-E glass and Eco3 triple-pane package are also available. Decorum exterior colors and decorative glass and grid are available in a variety of styles including a patio door and hinged patio door.

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