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06:33AM | 03/11/09
Member Since: 03/09/09
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Hi, I have a houes built into a sidehill. Dug out area is 6 feet at theback wall and tapers down to 2 feet in the front. I was told I would have to have the back wall braced or supported someway before I can backfill it. Its not a concrete basement but treated plywood. Area is all sand and well drained. How does one make a support for that back wall.



05:56AM | 03/24/09
Member Since: 03/03/05
271 lifetime posts
There are a lot of factors to consider. You would be best to hire an engineer for consultation.

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