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This stand-off base keeps the post the code-required 1 inch above the concrete, and can be cast in place or anchored to an existing slab.
Q: Are precast concrete foundation walls subject to the same dampproofing or waterproofing requirements as cast-in-place and block foundations? I've heard that because these walls are made of a high-strength concrete that's virtually nonporous and impervious to water, they don't require extra...
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Shop-built custom stairs
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