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chokepoint

01:15PM | 12/30/04
Member Since: 12/29/04
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I'm having a house builit, and the builder has just put the footings in. The footings under the lally columns are supposed to be 24" x 24" x 12".

One of these footings was apparently poured without a form. It looks like a flat blob. The other two footings on either side of it look like squares. Is this a problem, do you think?

My concern is not really cosmetic, but the chance of voids in the footing poured without a form.

Here is a link with pictures of the footings:

http://community.webshots.com/user/chokepoint

Thanks!


theeagle

06:53PM | 12/31/04
Member Since: 11/27/04
174 lifetime posts
these footings are more of an extra support under the slab for the posts. he probably forgot to form one footing and just poured the concrete down. shouldn't be a problem of voids. you can always tap on it with a hammer if concerned.

as a side note. to my eyes in the picture it seems that the wall footing on the right is lower than the rest. but pictures do play tricks. no big deal is it is.


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