How Deep Should a Concrete Footer Be?

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How deep a concrete footing should be depends on where you live and what you are building. It should be deeper than the freeze level for your location. If you are reinforcing it you should take that into account also.
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Generally, concrete footings are flush with the ground's surface. Pilings are placed within the footing's matrix, and these timbers and beams form the foundation of a house. Lamp
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2.5 feet
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Hi again Le, don't over think this too much. The bottom of your leech pipe should be no lower than the bottom of your footing. At that elevation your soil will always retain some
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Depends on where you live. Footing depth and width, and the amount of rebar in them, are all predicated on the depth of the frost line.If the footings were designed by an engineer
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