Concrete in an odd location.

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  1. Jun 4, 2019 #1

    swimmer_spe

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    My foundation is blocks. My house is a semi.

    On the 2 corners of my side, there is a chunk of concrete about 4 inches thick, sticking out about 2 feet. I cannot tell if its part of the foundation or not. It does not make sense for it to even be there.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. Jun 4, 2019 #2

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    It’s part of the charm, mystery, puzzle, Ripley’s believe it or not, of owning a pre owner home. I have scratched my head a 100 times over why something was the way it was.


    If you post a photo maybe we can help figure it out.


    I have a concrete elephant in the front yard that’s about 2’tall. That’s not the mystery. The mystery is why is it attached to a footing that is about a half a yard of concrete below grade.
     
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    If it is a footing depth it might have thought to be a later garage or just a measuring mistake.
     
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    They point in different directions and are level with the grade.
     
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    strange.
     
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    Which is why I am asking about them.
     
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    garbage cans slab? if i win, whats the prize? :D
     
  8. Jun 13, 2019 #8

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    It is as wide as a standard concrete block is, and about 2 feet long.

    If you win, You get to take it away!
     

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