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What is Bench Footing?
To be able to make another space in homes, people are resorting to this option of basement lowering. And, bench footing is one of the traditional methods for it.Bench footing is a process through which you may diminish the cellar and provide additional structural support to the foundation. There’s no need to dig beneath the foundation to provide extra height to the basement.
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What Does Bench Footing Involve?
Basement contractors will design and create a perimeter around the inside of the basement walls. They’ll then dig up to the desired thickness around the base.
After completing the digging process, the basement contractors will construct new footings that extend deeper than the thickness of the new flooring. Once the new walls extend up into the first basement depth, they will cover it with concrete.
The final effect will be as if the home has a concrete bench extending along the foundation wall. Therefore, it provides a ‘benching effect’ and extra support to the foundation.
Benefits of Bench Footing
Disadvantages of Bench Footing
What Precautions Are Essential before Beginning the Practice of Bench Footing?
Make sure you assess preliminary matters such as the following:
Not all houses can withstand the practice of bench footing. Thus, it’s crucial to comprehend the construction of your home before beginning any job in the basement. Bear in mind that bench footing is a simple method for basement lowering Toronto. However, if it’s performed in a wrong fashion, it might lead to damage to the home later on.