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Janice Jackson 03-23-2013 11:00 AM

a foundation for a 1700 square home
 
how much would it cost to have a foundation built foe a 1700 square home. A concrete block foundation.

ddawg16 03-23-2013 11:04 AM

A lot more than you want to pay.

Your not going to get price estimates here. You have to pick up the phone and make some phone calls.....

stadry 03-23-2013 11:37 AM

in-m-n-s-h-fo, be aware of anyone who would bld a block fnd

cleveman 03-23-2013 08:49 PM

That will be $12,000.

Mort 03-23-2013 08:54 PM

I'm using the iPhone app, so I can't copy the link for the policy on asking for pricing info.

More than $1.98

concretemasonry 03-23-2013 11:50 PM

The question about the wall materials is of no consequence if you have to follow any code. Both block and concrete can be used for any foundation. 6" block can be used for bearing walls on 12 story high rises, because it is just as strong but faster and cheaper.

Depending on the local labor costs, foundation layout (corners, jags, bays, etc.), you can only have a good floor plan and ask a local concrete and masonry contractor. Poured concrete is cheap for squares and boxes, while concrete block can be faster and cheaper for more challenging foundations.

Dick

Blondesense 03-24-2013 12:15 AM

http://www.diychatroom.com/f2/how-mu...s-here-127914/

747 03-24-2013 01:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by cleveman (Post 1144210)
That will be $12,000.

I think this is low. 15+ Its hard to say. There are variables which factor in. Get some bids.. Make sure you get a bid from a polish mason.

stadry 03-24-2013 07:55 AM

we read & respond to what's posted, NOT the intent,,, he ask'd for conc blk fnd prices, not bsmt walls :huh:

jomama45 03-25-2013 08:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by itsreallyconc (Post 1143755)
in-m-n-s-h-fo, be aware of anyone who would bld a block fnd

Are you saying you don't trust me??? :whistling2:


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