Last Activity:05-29-2012 6:15 PM
Posted in thread: Help: Cave underneath concrete steps on 05-28-2012 at 05:29 PM
Whelp, it's all but ready for a new landing slab. I'll post some final pictures in a few days
when I get the chance to build a form, really finish tamping, add crushed more gravel, and
finally pour th...
Posted in thread: Help: Cave underneath concrete steps on 05-28-2012 at 11:51 AM
I was scared of putting water on an electric saw as well, so I found a wet/dry blade and just
wore a dust-mask.Progressing well this morning. The hole beneath the steps swallowed a rake
handle and sta...
Posted in thread: Help: Cave underneath concrete steps on 05-27-2012 at 07:15 PM
$50 at the home center for a 7" wet/dry diamond saw and a sledge hammer, 1hr of sweat, and a
very lucky frog... The slab was 7" in places, since this is where it turned down for the
stairs. The 3" sa...
Posted in thread: Help: Cave underneath concrete steps on 05-27-2012 at 04:22 PM
kok328: Break up how much? Just the landing or are you suggesting the steps as well? I'm
comfortable repouring the landing, hoping not to have to do the steps if I can avoid
it.joecaption: I'm not fam...
Posted in thread: Help: Cave underneath concrete steps on 05-26-2012 at 09:24 AM
My house ('74) has a basement door with accompanying concrete stairs to get up to grade.
Unfortunately, there appears to be a large cavern beneath the landing and the stairs. I was
raking leaves in th...
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