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0267 Pilaster Pulling Away from Wall - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems
 
0267 Pilaster Pulling Away from Wall - Structure Structural Foundation - Problems -

Image Text: Cross section > bulging and cracked foundation wall > topsoil > backfill > horizontal crack > use a plumb bob or mason's level to check to see if the pilaster is plumb > wall framing > floor framing > pilaster > a retrofit pilaster may pull away from the foundation wall because: A: the pilaster is poorly installed > B: the foundation wall is continuing to lean or bow and is pushing the pilaster away > C: the footing is inadequately sized or missing

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