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Forming and Pouring Footings

Fill up a trench with concrete -- what's to know? If a house is going to stand on those little sidewalks, they'd better be straight, level and correctly placed.

Good foundations start with good footings. In this first of two articles on the topic, the authors show how to lay out and form concrete footings for a full foundation, with some tips for adding steel rebar and a keyway once the concrete has been placed.

Forming and Pouring Footings
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