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baas1219 03-31-2010 11:48 AM

concrete footing
I want to pour a footing for a concrete wall. 2' wide,1'thick. Can I use concrete blocks and fill them with concrete? Three across.

fixlife 03-31-2010 12:36 PM

Not really
If the footing is for a giant dog house or small shed, sure. I am sure local code will not allow it. It might be helpful to know what you are using it for.

Concrete blocks are typically used in a vertical setting on a poured concrete footing for foundation where local code allows it.

walkman 03-31-2010 05:01 PM

And pass an inspection? No. You need solid concrete with rebar. Make a keyway in the footer for the wall.

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