Footings

Saving a Hilltop Pool
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Saving a Hilltop Pool

This engineered solution includes a cantilevered concrete slab supported by pan... More

Pier Protection
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Pier Protection

Using contractor trash bags as drop cloths around footings makes cleanup fast and... More

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Down on the Boardwalk
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Down on the Boardwalk

This public boardwalk was built over wetlands, so it required heavy-duty framing... More

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Concrete Advice

Sometimes the extra cost of equipment pays for itself in time saved and better results More

Weight of Concrete Footings
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Weight of Concrete Footings

Prescriptive foundation sizing guidelines are based on bearing area and don’t... More

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More Details on Sizing Footings

Loren Ross of the AWC corrects a span error in Mike Guertin's "Better Deck Piers" article (Feb/March 2015), and addresses changes to footing- and beam-span sizing tables in the DCA6 More

Square Cuts on Round Footing Forms
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Square Cuts on Round Footing Forms

Tips and techniques for making accurate cuts on cardboard tube forms used for... More

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Faster Deck Piers
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Faster Deck Piers

Pin-pile deck footings promise quick installation in the right soils More

Precast Deck Piers
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Precast Deck Piers

Deck builder and remodeler Mike Guertin tries out EZ-Tube precast pier sections to... More

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Building a Commercial Deck
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Building a Commercial Deck

A grid system held up by adjustable supports simplifies construction of this... More

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