The Strong-Wall Bracing Selector (SWBS) provides pre-engineered Strong-Wall alternatives to code-prescribed braced wall panels. Strong-Wall model numbers and foundation anchorage designs are determined to meet job specific requirements and provide the narrowest bracing solutions possible. This app can be used with the Wall-Bracing-Length Calculator: Start with the WBLC to determine wall bracing length requirements then export project information and bracing requirements to the SWBS.
Garage Front - First Story
Second Story Wall Bracing constructed in accordance with the IRC
Use single Strong-Wall garage portal system at garage front. Solution based on 6 ft of contributing wall bracing length.
Use double Strong-Wall garage portal system at garage front to reduce anchorage requirements and provide narrower wall bracing solution.
For additional Braced-Wall Lines, repeat Steps 1-3.