Basement slab with sunk in floor


Old 07-14-19, 08:22 AM
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Basement slab with sunk in floor

My house was Built-in 1993 The basement living Room area has a sunk in floor. The sunken part is about 7". my question is is there a chance The whole slab was poured at the sunken level and a second slab poured on top of it to raise it up? I would like the extra 7" of head Room in the basement I doubt it is very likely they did it this way but if there is a chance how would I check? The house is 2 by 6 construction and cinder block foundation. Thanks for any help
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Old 07-14-19, 08:26 AM
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Nope, not likely at all. But you could pick any spot (that is not near the outside footing perimeter or near any load bearing wall or column) and drill a hole through the slab to see how thick it is. Then plug the hole with epoxy.

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