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
depends on the climatic cond...
Aug 4, 2013 ... How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area? ... The Santa Cruz
County Municipal Code states "Frost line depth = 12 inches below ...
Check the Frost Line Before Digging Footings. frost-line-depth-map.jpg ... This is
determined by the frost line in your area and the map above (courtesy of Home ...
Climatic conditions, such as air temperature, snow cover, soil type and moisture,
affect the depth of a frost line in a particular area. The frost line in one area can ...
Dec 1, 2010 ... Wikipedia defines a frost line (also referred to as “frost depth” or ... Currently, the
frost line in the Chicago area is recorded at 40 inches, which ...
Nov 14, 2013 ... How many of you take in account the frost line depth while defining the
foundation depth? Im asking this couse for my country wich is relativly ...
The simplest way to determine the frost depth for an area is to consult a frost line
map. The map serves as ...
Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. That way,
they won't ... Then dig the footing holes so that the bottoms of the footings are at
or below the frost depth. ... Greater width at the bottom will also distribute weight
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In this article, we will cover the Frost Line Depth in North America. Frost ... With
this in mind, if the area in question has a layer of asphalt, the frost will likely push
Oct 10, 2011 ... ... the frost line is actually determined and the annual frost line depths ... in the
severity of flooding during our ritual January and March thaws.