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Ground level is higher than foundation - Is it bad?

Ground level is higher than foundation - Is it bad?

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Old 04-27-11, 05:17 PM
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Question Ground level is higher than foundation - Is it bad?

I just realized that the front yard ground is higher than the foundation level. It's up to 2 bricks. I don't know if it will damages to the bricks or not.

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Old 04-28-11, 09:03 AM
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Huh?

I don't understand what you're saying
 
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Old 04-28-11, 07:25 PM
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The finished grade is above the brick veneer by two bricks
 
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Old 04-29-11, 04:48 AM
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Is this a brick house or wood or vinyl siding? Since you say the soil is above the brick veneer I assume it's not a brick house. The earth should not harm the bricks but you never want earth touching wood or the siding of your house. It is too easy for moisture and pests (termites, carpenter ants...) to enter the wood structure of the home. I do not like to see the soil within 6 inches of the top of the foundation.
 
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