remove concrete form when?


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Old 10-20-05, 07:48 AM
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remove concrete form when?

i just poured a footing for some extra back porch support, how long can i leave the form (tube) on the footing/in the ground before removing it or can it be left there indefiniteley?? thanks again all
 
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Old 10-20-05, 08:01 AM
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Sonotube?

If it is a sonutube, leave it in the ground. you can cut off the top at ground level with a utility knife.
 
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Old 10-20-05, 08:22 AM
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sonotube?

the form is the one supplied at home depot stores called a quik-tube. sounds like they dont require being removed? i wanted to make sure they wouldnt help hold moisture or do anything else bad to the footing thanks
 
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Old 10-20-05, 02:27 PM
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Yup that's it.

Leave it in. Cut the top off if you wish.
 
 

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