Brick Mailbox

Old 09-20-01, 12:40 AM
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Looking for some help with building a brick mailbox. I live in New Jersey and would like to know if I should make a footing down to frost line or just make a base. Any assistance will be appreciated, thanks.
Old 09-20-01, 02:17 PM
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Mailbox foundation.

This is a very lonely forum so I'll give it a shot......
Unless your project has a massive amount of weight, a slab footing would be preferable in my opinion. The reason being, that if there is any ground movement, it would be a simple thing to relevel it.
Old 09-28-01, 07:05 PM
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you need to keep in mind the size of the mail box..if it is a large heavy unit you are doing, a slab is great but if it is small the fooding needs to go down to keep the unit from tipping to one a post the deeper the better to a point anyway....Good Luck

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