Last Activity:05-22-2012 10:07 PM
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 05-17-2012 at 06:49 PM
Awsome thanks for the info guys
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 05-17-2012 at 03:06 PM
I'm just glad it wasn't a poured slab, there is a footing there and then they poured the floor.
Ya that's true, I realize getting this all done properly adds value to the house. Getting that
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 05-16-2012 at 03:58 PM
Ya I got an engineer coming, a guy my dad knows who does this kind of stuff came today and said
I'll probably have to take out that whole extension and do it properly, but first he'd get his
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 05-15-2012 at 08:40 PM
The reason that crack is so big and straight is because they added an extension to the poured
concrete with block wall at some point. The water in that corner caused it to sink and cracked
it good (sa...
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 04-25-2012 at 02:28 PM
Found out my uncles brother-in-law is a landscaper and he owns a mini excavator so I'll
probably go with that if the price is right. Already planned on making sure there's going to be
nothing in the w...
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 04-24-2012 at 05:14 AM
Thank you. Ya replacing the weeping tile is also on my list, I can rent an excavator for
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 04-23-2012 at 09:50 AM
Home inspector came in after I purchased the place (the bank requested it). He said it just
needs a new footing and proper drainage away from the house. Once I tackle to drainage issue
that's really t...
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 04-22-2012 at 09:26 AM
I've already committed to the house, and for the price I got it for compared to the price of
others I can afford to throw some money at it. The location is pretty good and it has a
basement apartment ...
Posted in thread: Pouring a new footing on 04-21-2012 at 01:56 PM
Bought my first house, was built in 1930. The previous owner either didn't give a damn or
didn't know but the water messed up the foundation (poured concrete). The eavesdrop is broken
at one point, ju...
Posted in thread: Need advice on 04-19-2012 at 07:14 PM
All good advice above, if you know how to drywall and extend some wire you should have no
problem centering that fixture and mounting. If you're not dead set on that and can still
return the other one...
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