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  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-21-2012 at 12:23 PM
    Thanks Neal,I would just like to make sure you understand...This triangle is just sloping from
    the rest of the concrete, and has not actually dropped any at the attachment of the rest of the
    slab.It s...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-21-2012 at 12:14 PM
    "If what he did worked at the time, the rest of the footing should have underpinned to actually
    solve the problem.Under pinning would have been to dig under the footing and put larger chunks
    of poured...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-21-2012 at 12:11 PM
    The triangle at the corner has equal sides along the exterior and the long side along the
    inside attached to the rest of the foundation.The long side shows no sign of dropping, meaning
    there is no dro...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-21-2012 at 11:45 AM
    Thanks Neal for offering your help.What I understand about the way people build neighborhoods
    like mine is...Plan out the streets. Dig down for the sewers and streets to make them good and
    throw all t...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-20-2012 at 10:30 AM
    Another thing is that at the roof top the fascia boards had separated about 1 1/2 inch. The
    brick now looks good, no cracks, but thecaulking between the bricks and wood on the side had
    torn about 1/4 ...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-20-2012 at 10:24 AM
    Not sure why the time is 5:19 on this post. My clock is ok and I'm on CDT and it is 11:23

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-20-2012 at 10:19 AM
    Before he worked on the house there was a crack down from the bottom of the window through
    bricks and mortar and one horizontal mortar joint had a 3/8 inch space for about 8 feet.This
    happened a coupl...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-20-2012 at 10:15 AM
    Well, the guy dug out a rectangle shape under the slab edge and then used a auger to drill down
    two holes about 14" or so in diameter.He then put rebar in and filled with concrete. A few days
    later he...

  • Posted in thread: Corner of Foundation on 11-20-2012 at 09:19 AM
    The bedroom is at the far left corner of the house and here is the 30" drop down to the next
    house. level is 4 feet. The crack looks far worse than it was since I used a chisel to widen
    it in prepara...

  • Posted in thread: Radiant Barrier Dilemma on 11-18-2012 at 06:00 PM
    Ok guys...I have put radiant barrier just under the rafters of my roof.There is 2x4 width
    between the roof decking and this barrier.Will there be any problems.I also have a ridge
    vent.My thinking is t...

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