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Foundations and Footings - Thing Ahead

25-02-2009 01:09 pm
Planning; Foundations; Footings

Building in an area that is prone to suface water, flooding or simply on wet lands?

You may want to think about making the footings a block or two higher than planned to ensure that your site around the house remains dry.

It is much easier to add a few inches to the footings and landscape up to the house than trying to solve drainage or high water problems later.