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alright

well if the foundation is open on both sides, then what about removing the cinderblock wall and putting in a short pony wall on a footing? If the addition has been jacked-up to relieve the bowing,...
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true true

Well then given those conditions...If the slab was deepened, to say 8"...a 5/8 rebar grid on 1 foot centers...Throw in the fiber mesh for added measure....It'd pretty much be a bullet-proof pad for...
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1/2" rebar not enough?

considering it's a slab with fiber mesh concrete, what would the added gain of rebar thicker than 1/2" be? Or would you go 2 rows on the perimeter? And considering he's not going with some poor...
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retaining wall

It depends on what your retaining...But the general rule is yes it should be poured concrete, and on the retaining side of the wall...the footing should as wide as 2/3 the height of the pour...
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Cinder Blocks huh?

Is the cinderblock wall back filled on one side or is it open on both??
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carport slab

Absolute minimum thickness should be 4" thick...and go and extra 2" deep around the edges for about 10" in...Concretes always weakest around the edges..... It's a good idea to run a perimeter of 1/2...
06-19-06, 04:31 PM
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your wall dilema

Given the crack in your foundation is probably due to either settling of the foundation, or the moisture evaporating from the concrete to fast...the crack is probably not going to get any bigger.......
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not much on my shoes

k thanks guys... It solves it for me i think the sweet sounding people at the plant shorted us then....or like the one fella said...he stopped off to help someone out....and by the way...The mix was...
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holding depth for stringers

Measuring 90 degrees from the back of the stringer. There should be no less than 3 1/2 inches of remaining wood to the tread riser notch. a 2x4 is often strapped on the inside of the stringer for...
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Concrete Volumes per m3

I recently did a foundation for a fellow...I poured the footings first and then stood the forms for the walls....When it came time to order the concrete i did a standard measure of all the height x...
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