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Frost line

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The frost line—also known as frost depth or freezing depth—is most commonly the depth to which the groundwater in soil is expected to freeze. The frost depth ...

Decks.com. Deck Footing Frost Depth Map

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When you excavate your footings you will need to dig below the frost line.This is the depth at which the moisture present in the soil is expected to freeze.

exterior - How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area ...

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Aug 4, 2013 ... NOTE*** This is how deep your footings would be in undisturbed soil. ... The Santa Cruz County Municipal Code states "Frost line depth = 12 ...

What is the Frost Line?

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The simplest way to determine the frost depth for an area is to consult a frost line map. The map serves as ...

How to Build a Solid, Frost-Proof Deck Footing | The Family Handyman

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The depth of frost penetration depends on the soil type, the severity of the winter, the amount of water in the soil and the depth of an insulating blanket of snow.

Concrete Movement and the Frost Line ... - Chicago

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Dec 1, 2010 ... Wikipedia defines a frost line (also referred to as “frost depth” or “freezing depth”) as “the depth to which the ground water in soil is expected to ...

FROST DEPTH MAP

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FROST DEPTH. MSBC RULES 1303.1600. KITTSON. ROSEAU. LAKE. OF THE. WOODS. KOOCHICHING. ITASCA. MARSHALL. MORRISON. MEEKER.

What is a frost line and what is its relevance when building/digging ...

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I am basically asking if there is a standard depth you dig when building a foundation for a structure and what does the frost line have to do with ...

Deck and Outdoor Structure Footings - SULIS: Sustainable Urban ...

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In order to combat this problem, footings are placed 6 inches below the frost line. The frost line is the maximum depth where the ground will freeze in the winter.

How important is the frost line for smaller projects? | Hearth.com ...

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Oct 9, 2011 ... I keep hearing that the frost line is set artificially deep, to cover the very rare times the ground will freeze that deep. But the stability of the posts ...

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AVERAGE FROST DEPTH (Inches)

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5" 10" 15" 20" 25"30" 35". 40". 45" 50". 55" 60". 60+". 0". 5". 10". 15". 20". 25". 30". 35". 40". 45". 50". 55". 60". AVERAGE FROST DEPTH. (Inches). 20"

Missouri Frost Line - Missouri Climate Center - University of Missouri

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Many factors such as air temperature, snow cover, ground cover, soil type, soil moisture etc. will determine how deep the frost line penetrates but some long term ...

Do deck posts have to be 4 feet deep due to frostline? - TrustedPros

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Oct 18, 2014 ... Do we need our support posts going down 4 feet due to the frostline? (We live in ... You can not guarantee a deck without the posts 4 feet deep.