I have a load-bearing (external) wall that has a
rotted stud. The base of the 2x4 is gone and so is
a small section of mudsill. The joist below is still
This small wood frame house is over 50 years old.
Is this loss of a stud really serious?
How could I brace from the cement block foundation
to the ceiling joists?
thanks, Paul [email protected]