Winter Storage - Framing - Contractor Talk

Winter Storage

 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-04-2010, 08:35 AM   #1
Pro
 
Willie 2's Avatar
 
Trade: Architectural Hardware Installer
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Southern Manitoba Canada/ Retiring to British Columbia 2011
Posts: 159
Rewards Points: 150

Winter Storage


I am building my retirement home and I expect it to be a two year project. This year I will finish the envelope including frost wall foundation / 4 foot crawlspace. This winter it will get to 10 - 20 degrees below for a 4 month period, the water will be turned off. Do you guys / gals think it will harm the structure over the winter ?? Thanks
Willie 2 is offline  

Warning: The topics covered on this site include activities in which there exists the potential for serious injury or death. ContractorTalk.com DOES NOT guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site. Always use proper safety precaution and reference reliable outside sources before attempting any construction or remodeling task!

   

Advertisement

 

Old 08-04-2010, 11:41 PM   #2
Sure, I can do that...
 
jlhaslip's Avatar
 
Trade: carpentry/renovations
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,893
Rewards Points: 196

Re: Winter Storage


As long as the footings are covered by 4 ft of backfill/earth, you should be okay.

Advertisement

jlhaslip is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to jlhaslip For This Useful Post:
Willie 2 (08-05-2010)


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Patent for: Apparatus and method for long-term storage of antimatter wallmaxx Off Topic (Non Trade) 3 05-09-2010 09:06 PM
Air Tight Storage Container DuMass HVAC 8 03-11-2010 02:37 PM
Looking toward winter already.. what are the common equipment failures during winter? nEighter Framing 34 10-03-2009 09:26 AM
Jobsite winter storage of caulking & glues tcleve4911 Tools & Equipment 6 10-26-2008 06:09 PM
Winter Slowdown Paul Burns Painting & Finish Work 4 03-05-2006 01:26 PM

Join Now... It's Fast and FREE!

I am a professional contractor
I am a DIY Homeowner
Drywall Talk is for
PROFESSIONAL CONTRACTORS ONLY!

At DrywallTalk.com we cater exlusivly to professional contractors who make their living as a contractor. Knowing that many homeowners and DIYers are looking for a community to call home, we've created www.DIYChatroom.com DIY Chatroom is full of helpful advices and perfect for DIY homeowners.

Redirecing in 10 seconds
No Thanks
terms of service

Already Have an Account?