The Ontario Building Code requires wood to be a minimum 6 inches from the ground, to prevent rot. This addition was completed less than a year ago (not by us!), there is less than 2 inches of clearance.
Rory McDonnell is a General Contractor, Licensed Carpenter and Architectural Designer with Build, a construction firm in Stratford, Ontario, specializing in new custom homes and renovations.
I am a licensed carpenter,