Yikes! I'd hate to be paying the tab on this! Looks like you've done your homework to get it supported before tearing it all out!
Interesting job, nice excavation work as always. Keep the pictures coming please :thumbsup:I got called in on this. Foundation failure on an apartment building.
This is some of what we are dealing with.
The official cause is hydrostatic pressure. The story I got was a groundhog burrowed under the patio, we had a heavy rain event last fall and an abundance of water found it's way into the groundhog's den and blam-o that was that.What caused the failure ?? I don't not see any dur-o-wall or rebar in the orginal foundation.
It appears so, I did not really notice that before, I will look closer and see. That would be another issue that contributed to the failure.cleveman said:Is that a full course of block on top of the basement slab?
It's not so bad, slow and steady....I did appreciate a small break from running the skid loader mid afternoon, I got to break up some of the wall with a sledge hammer. That helped me get my mind right.morning wood said:That looks like my nightmare. Glad you have the job.
Frozen is dry....until it melts.Looks like it is staying pretty dry