How to Pour a Concrete Footing or Footer

4 responses

  1. Joseph
    March 19, 2014

    I'm not sure as how to square the foundation, would you help me because i want to start as soon as i get your advice

    Joseph Mkhaba

    • Tim Carter
      March 19, 2014


      I have videos showing how to do this. You might really want to get this pier layout video series where I show how to square up a foundation layout in real time.

  2. Jeffrey
    March 1, 2016

    you didnt mention how deep to dig the footing. you did say how wide but not how deep

    • Shane
      June 13, 2016

      From the article: "The bottom of the footer needs to be below the frost depth."

      It depends on where you live. Your local inspection/codes department should be able to give you information for your area.

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