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0238 Exterior Basement Stairwell Side View - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems
 
0238 Exterior Basement Stairwell Side View - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems -

Image Text: Cross section > side view > Inside: floor framing > basement door > basement floor drain > to sewer > old footing location > Outside: railing required around stairwell opening and on stairs > soil around exterior basement stairwell should slope away to reduce water pressure on side walls > check this wall for bowing or cracks > 4-6 inches threshold required > drain must be present > footing should be lowered below and to either side of stairwell > perspective

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