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Old 03-31-2008, 05:58 PM   #1
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Concrete Floor Help


The home I grew up in had an area for a basement but was never poured with a concrete floor. Now 40 years later I am helping my Dad upgrade the home place. I want to have his basement poured but here is my delimma. The house has 6 footings poured down the center of the home with the lalley column supports. These are at ground level. I need to dig out a few inches of dirt across the whole area to level the area and gain some height. When I pour the concrete it will be 4-6 inches above the current footings. I cant take the supports out and pour the concrete and then put the supports back so how do I tackle this ?
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Old 03-31-2008, 07:40 PM   #2
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Ayuh,....

If the verticals support members are heavy Steel,.... Pour around them,+ cast them in place...

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