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by JamesJaz
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Extending Front Porch
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Extending Front Porch

Blueskin inbehind the brick 2 coarse high and a few inchs on the top of the wall. Keep the top of your slab a few inchs down from the top of wall. You shouldnt pour against brick especially in this case.
by JamesJaz
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Extending Front Porch
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Extending Front Porch

First there is a Lintel over that window and the weight above is carried to either side of it. Have a look at your supports. If you are planning on pouring concrete make sure to drill and epoxy rebar and run a hydrophilic seal strip the entire length of the wall on the exterior side of the rebar. Sp...
by JamesJaz
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Concrete porch slab
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: Exterior Concrete porch slab

2 sides will be supported 20'x10'. The exsisting porch is 10' long and 7' wide. The new Slab may even be 20'x14' so that the new porch extenteds past the old porch by 4' and wraps around to the driveway. So possibly 3 sides lol but the septic would be with in a foot or so now Approximately because t...
by JamesJaz
Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Exterior Concrete porch slab
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Exterior Concrete porch slab

I would like to pour a 20'x10' porch slab against the exsisting foundation.Along the entire front side of house and along the existing 10' porch. I would like to see if I have this right. The foundation is a 4' wall with a 4' kneewall for a 8ft basement. I see a problem with Heaving and no lateral s...