home inspection photo of wrench and weighlifter's plate used as shim block
Photo: Al DeLong
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Generally, a solid shim block or steel plate is used between a support column and girder. When not available, is it ok to use a rusted old pipe wrench and weightlifter's plate?

Al DeLong
Double Check Home Inspection Group, L.L.C.
Spartanburg, S.C.

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