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    Default Wood I Beams = death trap

    A local news channel ran a story about how nasty these things could be to us. sorry if this is a repeat I have been away for a while.


    http://www.wisn.com/news/17968429/detail.html


    this is that actual News Clip that aired

    http://www.wisn.com/video/17971947/index.html
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    No suprise there. I just finished Fire Service Academy. During the construction chapter, I looked at one of those and was kinda' chuckled. I suppose they are less expensive, so home builders and home buyers are fine with that material, just of the sake of saving a few $$. Good video clip.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breech31 View Post
    No suprise there. I just finished Fire Service Academy. During the construction chapter, I looked at one of those and was kinda' chuckled. I suppose they are less expensive, so home builders and home buyers are fine with that material, just of the sake of saving a few $$. Good video clip.
    That's why they are used so much, because they are less expensive. They are used everywhere in newer homes.
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    That is nuts! I wouldn't want to live in a house with floors like that!

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