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Old 07-23-2010, 08:37 PM   #1
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Concrete Patio too close to siding???


Hello all,
We just had a new concrete patio poured in our yard..The patio is only about 100 sq feet.
It runs up against the foundation, and there is only about a 1/2 inch of spacing to the siding.

Is there a requirment/recommendation on how far the patio should be away from the siding of the house?

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Concrete Patio too close to siding???


Probably no code requirement violation, but in general, the finished grade should be 6" below the lowest wood (wood sill) for good construction and durability.

Drainage/moisture could be a problem.

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Thank you for your response.

Is there any thing that can be done now that the concrete has already been placed? I was thinking of calling the contractor back to see what can be done if anything?

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