Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Concrete, Stone & Masonry

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-04-2012, 07:54 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2
Share |
Default

Help



sinking concrete porch
, is there any way it can be fix.. My porch has 3 brick pillars. Our right corner ( if looking at the house from the front). Is sinking. What I see is at the top of the pillar it has moved about 2" out. This is setting on a part of the concrete porch were there is a cut thur it the slab of concrete is about 2' wide and 6'to 7' deep.. So that makes the pillar sitting on the front corner of the 2' wide part..forgot to tell you. The porch has brick walls about 2' or so high that makes the walls around the porch.. With that side that means the pillar is sitting on top of that wall.. So the brick has cracked at the mortar and pulling away with the pillar.. So if you can Help.. Thank you so much..

Sherri Kincaid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2012, 08:25 PM   #2
Civil Engineer
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Boston
Posts: 4,200
Default

Help


You need to post some pictures and that may make it more clear what your situation is. Impossible to understand from your description alone. Also post your location, that can help narrow down soil problems.

Daniel Holzman is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.