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Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

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Codes are different in Texas and Wyoming. If I will create a home project according to Wyomings code, will it be suitable for Texas as well?

RE: Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

As the snow, wind, and allowable soil bearing (to mention a few factors) will most likely be very different, I very strongly doubt it.

Mike McCann
MMC Engineering

RE: Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

What if you locate your house on South Padre Island?

The answer is (almost) certainly not, unless you design your house for the seismic forces in Wyoming, the hurricane winds of coastal Texas and the horrible soils of east Texas.

RE: Does overdimensioning of wall and roof construction help to get the building approved nationwide?

Also soils - watch out for that Texas expansive clay!

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