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(New) Porch pulling away from house

Discussion in 'Building' started by somedream, 7 Jun 2020.

  1. stuart45

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    Most of the houses I worked on years were strip foundations with 9 inches of concrete. After that hot summer of 76, and the following claims, the depth of foundations was increased by the NHBC, so trench fill became more popular. This had more to do with the practical point of building in a deep trench, and the economic side of materials v labour costs.
    Some houses were built off different founds such as a raft or piles, but strip founds are normally the most cost effective when ground conditions allow them.
     
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    Talking more and more shyt.
    And praising himself after admitting that he goes a lot bigger than 200mm despite preaching it here.
    It's like saying "you don't need sugar in the cake" but .... "i put 3 spoonful" (ruining your project it's my mission, as long as I am ok.
     
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    Foundations are normally at least 1 metre deep. Trench fill concrete isn't taken to ground level.
     
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    1. It's a porch
    2. I'm talking about west London area where at 500mm depth you usually find solid ground.
    Anyhow, due to some halfwit malicious imbecils I'm withdrawing from this thread and as I said, I wish the op all the best with his 200mm fundations on soft mud.
     
  6. davidpeters

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    Still needs decent foundations. And you wouldn't take the concrete to ground level.
     
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    Pretty sure there is only one of those in the thread, and it ain't nose...
     
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    I was kind of hoping the OP would give an update onto what’s happened / how they’ve resolved this...but into page 4 of this thread and I think the porch owner has well and truly been scared off by now :ROFLMAO:
     
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    Shame bobarsed has gone :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Calm before the storm, Arsey shall return. :sneaky:
     
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  13. he’d have spanked you all.
     
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    Pure gold. I've been away for too long.
     
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    Like the Hotel California ( Eagles);)
     
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