Worse Than Termites

by Don Friedman on January 26, 2017


That’s a nice early-twentieth-century partition: plaster on expanded metal lath (on the far side of the studs) full 2×4 studs, diagonal fire-blocking between the studs.

And, yeah, a big chunk is missing from a stud where an electrician or plumber needed some room to work. We see more damage from guys with saws than we do from insects.

 

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