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Old 08-16-2011, 08:08 AM   #1
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under pinning a wet basement


under pining a wet basement, i want to low my 80+ years old house basement floor to be 8' now is 5.5, how can i,
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Old 08-16-2011, 08:46 AM   #2
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I think this is the time to pull out the check book. I've seen it done on TV and at minimum you need an engineer to give you the specs of what would need to be done to safely underpin the foundation. After that, you've literally tons of dirt to remove and then laying in the new concrete work, all without having the existing foundation not fail. Good luck with the project.

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Thank you Bob i am talking with an architect,
as far as the work i like to do it my self if is possible.

Will see if i can get some help but my budget is low.
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