How to Make a Pier-and-Beam Foundation

Explains proper site preparation, footings and a grade beam for a pier-and-beam foundation system. A treated pony wall, piling and connections are presented.
How to Make a Pier-and-Beam Foundation. A pier-and-beam foundation is made up of concrete pillars supporting load-bearing beams. They are commonly used in building decks, sheds and houses. Pier-and-beam foundations offer home builders several structural advantages over a concrete slab. Piers create a crawl space beneath the structure and allow for...
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