Last Activity:09-08-2016 8:49 AM
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Posted in thread: holes in basement foundation? on 09-06-2016 at 07:44 AM
I have 3 holes in my basement foundation. The smallest one makes sense because its just a pipe
and that is were we drain our washer water. The other 2 bigger ones dont make sense. Right now
they are f...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-23-2016 at 06:55 AM
So the garage is straight and stable. Its not perfectly level but its close enough. My next
task is going to rebuild the front and back garage door and make it 10 times stronger. The way
it is now is ...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-17-2016 at 05:12 AM
The photos look a little like a sketch I saw about 200 posts ago. ;)Nice work :clap: you might
have to stick around here and become the new building jacking expert. Just make sure you get
some good st...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-16-2016 at 03:05 PM
So i straightened the garage today. Its not perfect but its close enough. Its also a bit off
because the left corner is jacked up still. Tomorrow Im going to start digging the holes for
the blocks and...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-16-2016 at 05:48 AM
Around here 3’ depth would be fine 9 out of 10 years and most recommend 4’ to be save. The last
couple winters we had -30 temps for a week straight and 4’ wasn’t enough as my little add on
mud room is...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-15-2016 at 01:46 PM
So the way it is set up now is the concrete poles are were the orange arrows are. Should I set
it up more like the red tubes? I remember seeing someone post a suggestion like this on the
forum but I c...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-15-2016 at 01:21 PM
Okay so I pulled out the concrete post and its only about 3' tall. Should I replace it with a
4' one? That means the rest of the tubes around the building are 3 feet as well but none of
them have move...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-10-2016 at 12:43 PM
this list included everyone that has been here.These are the people that came in good faith and
tried to help, we may disagree on what can and should be done, but that does not take away from
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-04-2016 at 08:20 AM
The reason the blue line is going to the lower corner is because there is no higher ridged
bearing point to attach to. If his neighbor would allow him to run a cable over to their house
or yard for su...
Posted in thread: Garage Tilting on 05-04-2016 at 03:36 AM
understood, but the chain & come-along would still need to be angled so that that the
horizontal pull would be maximized and the vertical pull minimized if he's using it to square
up the structure. An...