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Old 08-20-2019, 10:32 PM   #1
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Have you ever seen concrete footings poured like this? That's gonna cause bend and leaks which lead to cracks, right?

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Old 08-20-2019, 10:40 PM   #2
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what kind of contractor are you?

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Old 08-21-2019, 01:16 AM   #3
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Man that's a lot of dirt.
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nice side walk.

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Old 08-21-2019, 05:23 AM   #5
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To answer your questions, No and maybe.

You dropped your hammer there in the lower left in case you're looking for it.
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I bet you they found this picture on the internet and decided to do the same thing. I would have them tear this down and do it the right way.
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Please let us get the whole story before shutting it down...
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Old 08-21-2019, 06:31 PM   #8
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That is so weird.

Somebody went through a lot of work to make it look that sloppy.

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Have you taken your concerns to your builder? Mr "Contractor"?


Or are you telling us you poured that?
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Did you guys run out of concrete?

And did someone actually form gaps in that footing?
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VERY sloppy work...

no idea why there are missing sections of footing.

they definitely are not block puts, at least nothing like i have ever seen.
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they definitely are not block puts, at least nothing like i have ever seen.
Nevermind.


Mis-read it.

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Block outs for plumbing was my first thought but that looks like they ran out of concrete. Super sloppy work. The wall concrete will fill those voids but that step would never pass around here.
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Looks like they used extra thick mix to keep the bulkheads in place and are going to fill in the blanks with a wetter mix.
OR....WUT?
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Looks like a small addition; I bet “the contractor” knew a cement truck driver and had him deliver some left over mud from a bigger job. That always works out awesome.
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what kind of contractor are you?
Well he registered as "Quickquestion" so he must be a questionable contractor.
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what kind of contractor are you?
Hey guys, just getting back from a long day of contractor work. I'm a series D apprentice, so just learning the ropes. Thanks for all the help.
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Hey guys, just getting back from a long day of contractor work. I'm a series D apprentice, so just learning the ropes. Thanks for all the help.
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I can't recall any projects that I've ever been involved with where the footings weren't continuous. And if I'm not mistaken step footings shouldn't be higher than 2' the step shown looks like it's more.
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Looks like a small addition; I bet “the contractor” knew a cement truck driver and had him deliver some left over mud from a bigger job. That always works out awesome.
Um, "cement?" Sorry, pet peeve

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