As I work on my house and begin to remove exterior boards, I have not unexpectedly encountered evidence of water damage/rot of some sills. I have a few questions for the more knowledgeable than myself (which are most of you!)
1. Is sill replacement something I should even consider doing myself (I know that may be difficult to answer without knowing my exact skill level).
2. Where do most of you get the large beams needed to replace the sills and what do you typically use to cut the beams?
3. Does it make any sense to construct replacement beams using pressure treated wood by building up the beam using smaller pieces?
I have crawled in to the crawl space and the large beam running perpendicular to the sill that needs replacement all look good without obvious rot/decay.
I have attached a few photos to show the extent of the decay/rot.
As always, thanks for your patience and knowledgeable help.