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Old 05-10-2010, 11:05 PM   #1
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I am gonna atempt to build a pole building and the guy at home depot is designing some plans for me. He was telling me of a design for the foundation that is different than anything i can find on the internet. I want to build a garage 24x24 with a loft. He said instead of using 8-10 feet of the poles sticking out of the ground, He said to cut them off like 8 inches high right out of the ground and box them in around the whole perimiter with 2x8's top and sides (leaving openings for the doors of course) to make a false brick foundation out of treated lumber. Then he said i can prefab traditional walls out of 2x4's 16 on center and stand them up into place. it sounds like a REALLY EASY way to put the building together !!! But I am asking anybody out there is this way acceptable under building codes??? What type of foundation is this and what is it called ???

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Donít fall for it.


The whole point of a pole building is to cover the most square footage of Earth with the least amount of materials.


If you want a stick built then pour a foundation and build one.


Next time Iím at HD Iíll be sure to ask to see the ďfalse brick foundation out of treated lumberď section of the store. I canít comment on something Iíve never seen before.
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