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Old 03-20-2011, 09:30 AM   #1
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Firming up cottage foundation


I have a 20 ' by 30' cottage built on a slope so one short end is on the ground and the other is on 6' wodden posts on concrete pads..
The ground is basically sand. I can feel the cottage sway slightly at times so I would like to brace it. The problem is that the solution needs to be adjustable. I was thinking of something like 4 teleposts and some kind of threaded rod cross bracing, are there any products available for DIYers.


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Old 03-20-2011, 09:54 AM   #2
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why adjustable

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Because the foundation is on concrete blocks on sand it is fairly standard to level your cottage in that area every few years. The alternative would be to pour a proper foundation whihc would be expensive
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