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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 ... How/where can I find out what the frost-line is for my area? ... Municipal Code states "Frost line depth = 12 inches below undisturbed soil".

NCRFC Soil Temperature Data - National Weather Service

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Soil Temperature and Frost Depth Maps. Knowing the temperature of the soil is important for many activities including agriculture, horticulture, construction, and ...

Concrete Movement and the Frost Line | ChicagolandConcrete ...

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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 ...

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

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Dig and pour your deck footings so they extend below the frost line. That way, they won't move, or heave, as the ground freezes and thaws during seasonal ...

Frost Depth in Illinois | Illinois State Climatologist

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Feb 27, 2014 ... One of the effects of this exceptionally cold winter has been that our soils have remained frozen at considerable depths. We have hourly soil ...

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

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That is why you go below frost depth (other than to prevent pipes freezing, too) - the ground "swells" with moisture freezing in it so can lift and ...

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

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Oct 18, 2014 ... Yes most definitely. The frost will only push the post back out of the ground, 2 years from now. You can not guarantee a deck without the posts 4 ...

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.

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What is the Frost Line?

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The depth to which water in soil will freeze in the winter is known as the Frost Line. The depth of the frost line is essential because it influences the construction  ...

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 ...

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"