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Country 04-05-2006 02:39 PM

:confused: Can I dig the hole myself for my basement and then get the contractor to finish it from there? (I'm trying to save money, I was quoted 25,000)

tgeb 04-05-2006 02:56 PM

This $25,000, was it just to dig the hole? or was it to dig and put in a foundation, or footings?

Is there hauling of excess soil involved?

What size is the building, how much cut? What type of soil? Where are you located?

I have lots of questions.:o

Unless you are experienced at excavation equipment and procedures I would advise against doing it yourself. :)


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