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September 14, 2016
Footings need to bear on undisturbed soil, dig down to where foundation footings will bear.
Dial 811 to check your state’s requirements and hear some general guidelines.
September 9, 2016
In this episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor-in-chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about performance walls, excavation issues, and roof replacement. The show is…
Screened tailings fill most of the volume of the garage foundation and minimize the amount of compacting we have to do
August 30, 2016
The shortest distance between the house foundation and the septic tank is through the garage foundation.
August 24, 2016
A concrete slab under the deck will make a finished basement more usable
August 17, 2016
Precast deck footings speed process, although digging through boulders takes time
August 16, 2016
Two important steps to protecting the water line from freezing and damage.
August 11, 2016
If you need to build a form for a concrete step and you want a tight radius on the front corners, you could get a piece of tempered hardboard and…
August 9, 2016
A level spot and vacuum testing required for septic tank.
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