Video: Innovative Tie-Down System for Wood Framing

Originally published by: Journal of Light ConstructionMarch 25, 2015

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In this video, JLC met with Bob Frosio of QuickTie Systems to discuss QuickTie’s shear and uplift hold-down post-tensioned cable system for wood-framed structures; as well as their new masonry tie system for block walls. Both systems reduce the amount of anchors, additional reinforcement, and labor costs associated with meeting today’s model wind codes.