05:28PM | 08/14/04
Member Since: 08/13/04
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we're getting a house built and the realtor said the form boards are being put up now. What are form boards and how long after they are put up does construction usually begin????


07:56PM | 08/14/04
Member Since: 07/01/03
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The form boards are used after excavation is completed, to form the foundation. Cement is poured inside the forms for the footer and stemwall. Cement may be poured the day after the forms and any reinforcement bar is inspected. That will create the outline of the foundation.

You are on your way. Its usually a week later that you will see framing constructed on the foundation, then you will see rapid progress.


05:23AM | 08/15/04
Member Since: 08/13/04
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THANK YOU!!! I was starting to think construction would NEVER begin!!!! Thanks for your help!!!!


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