COMMUNITY FORUM

chokepoint

01:15PM | 12/30/04
Member Since: 12/29/04
1 lifetime posts
Bvbasement
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
172 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.


Click_to_reply_button
Inspiration_banner

INSPIRATION GALLERY



Post a reply as Anonymous

Photo must be in JPG, GIF or PNG format and less than 5MB.

Reply_choose_button

Anonymous

Post_new_button or Login_button
Register

Write a message on your pumpkin but avoid the trouble of etching or carving. Go for chalkboard paint instead! Filling an underutilized area beneath the stairs is a smart way to save space. Doing so with a stash of wood, however, is ... The Audubon Society inspired wallpaper in this Adirondack-styled entryway will get you in the outdoor mood. Grab your coat... Chalkboard paint opens up endless possibilities for customizing your dresser time and time again. Use chalk to label the c... A fireplace in the bathroom creates the ultimate setting for relaxation. Homeowners often choose electric or gas over wood... Yes, a freestanding garage can become its own tiny house. Artist Michelle de la Vega has all the comforts of a modern resi... There’s nothing like a new set of cabinet hardware to refresh a room. The possibilities are endless: Go modern, rustic, or... A kitchen in a greenhouse—who wouldn't enjoy spending time in this light-filled space? Details that enhance the conservato... Chalkboard paint features prominently in this elegant yet unpretentious headboard design. Add a new message daily to reflec... Twine lanterns add pops of crafty—but sophisticated—flair to any outdoor setting. Wrap glue-soaked twine around a balloon ... The indecisive homeowner need not fret over choosing one (or even two) cabinet colors. The kitchen cabinets in this artist... Incorporate nature into your lighting scheme by securing a dead tree in a concrete mold and draping your pendant lamp from... Simple and striking, a couple of pieces of "lovingly used" furniture creates a special kind of charm. A weathered chair fo... The Infinite Artisan Fire Bowl from Eldorado Outdoor is made from glass-fiber reinforced concrete, and offered in Oak Barr... The vibrant green of Granny Smith apples make a beautifully natural alternative to the traditional evergreen wreath. Brigh...
Follow_banner_a
Newsletter_icon Google_plus Facebook Twitter Pinterest Youtube Rss_icon
 
webapp1