Rules for Pipe Sleeves Through Footings
If improperly installed, a sleeve for a drain pipe or other mechanicals will...
Curing Time for Concrete Footings
Temperature, admixtures, and fly-ash content can affect how long it takes for concrete to achieve its rated strength.
Why Soil Moisture Matters When Pouring Concrete Footings
Super-dry soil can suck water out of wet concrete, while very wet soil will add...
On the Job: Future-Proof Footings
Future-proof footings; fiber cement at a clip; squeak reducer
Q&A: Capillary Break at Footing
Q: I have been told that crushed stone should be placed beneath foundation footings as a capillary break to prevent moisture from migrating up the foundation wall into the basement or crawlspace. Won’t this make the footing settle?