Fabric strip footing formsUploader: Skyler 22 days ago Subscribe 224
Try to keep the cutting to a minimum so you can save your lumber for another project. They just love damp wood. Leaving wood in place and burying it will draw insects and especially termites. Concrete is 'hygroscopic', meaning ground moisture wicks up through the footing concrete and inside the building. Now keeping the form under your layout line, move along the board and place another stake at the other end keeping the entire length of the board under the string line. Your Friendly Building Inspector http: Steel stakes have pre-drilled holes in them so you simply insert the nail in a hole and drive it in.