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Am I been overkill (steel posts)

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by Daniel Deane, 26 Apr 2020.

  1. Daniel Deane

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    Hi,

    I’m going to set 152x152x23 steel beams into the ground 700mm and 400 wide with the bottom belled out. I was worried about frost heave so I thought would it be ok to hammer some lengths of 10mm thick rebar into the sides of the hole at the bottom so it’s anchored into the surrounding soil as well? For the fill itself I’ll be using high strength 40N concrete with a limestone bed. Any tips appreciated

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    Danny
     
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  4. Daniel Deane

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    I’m going to slot oak sleepers between the steel posts. Small retaining wall.
     
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    Ah ok...
     
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    :LOL:Are you expecting a war? :LOL:
     
  7. Daniel Deane

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    Maybe. Like to make sure it’s ok since it’s retaining earth. Drainage will be added as well.
     
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