walkout basement footing location

Old 11-15-15, 10:18 AM
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walkout basement footing location

How would I go about finding the depth of footings in a walk out basement?


I would like to in the future excavate under the deck so I could use it for a tractor garage/shed

But I worry about frost heave
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Old 11-15-15, 10:43 AM
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Hi alfman and welcome to the forum.

All footings should be below the frost line of your outside grade. I would expect about 4' down, but in reality I would be surprised if the footing is 2' below that basement door. The only way to know is to dig.

Old 11-15-15, 04:33 PM
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With as much property that you have, why wouldn't you build a garage, for your tractors & other vehicles? There is no reason to excavate. It's way more work than is needed.

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