Acceptable Tolerances for Residential Footings

As published in Concrete Contractor Magazine, August/September 2017. This column pertains to the nature of minimum requirements or specifications for the size of concrete footings in relation to the foundation walls they support. Question: I have a foundation that was poured and I am not impressed.  The footings were poured and when they set the […]

Confirming the Connection Detail for a Residential Footing

As published in Concrete Contractor Magazine, January/February 2017. This column is an expansion of the footing detail discussion offered in the December 2016 edition. In this issue, a CFA member asks for an interpretation of the cover requirements for dowels in a footing used to provide connection between the concrete footing and the foundation wall. […]

Concrete Brackets adds CCB-2000 to Patented Concrete Foundation & Footing Bracket System

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 22, 2008) — Concrete Brackets, LLC (Old Saybrook, CT) announces the introduction of their new CCB-2000 Footing Bracket. The CCB-2000 was developed for single faced sidewalk/ slab applications and designed to save more then 50% savings in time, labor, and, material during the setup and stripping of foundation forms. The CCB-2000 Self–Store […]

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