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0254 Backfill Related Foundation Cracks - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems
 
0254 Backfill Related Foundation Cracks - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems -

Image Text: Backfilling before the concrete has fully cured and/or backfill with large rocks (or frozen chunks of soil) present can lead to horizontal foundation cracks > backfilling before floor framing is in place is risky since the foundation is not laterally supported > backfill > wall framing > floor framing > foundation wall > horizontal crack > footing

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