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Those "big wooden casts" are called "forms", by the way. Very often brick is chosen over concrete for its aesthetic value. It's also relatively easy to double-wall brick for insulation purposes, but it's extremely difficult to pour two good-quality 4"-thick concrete walls immediately adjacent to each other.
Drill up into the wall Drill on an angle You could try and dill up from underneath at just the right angle. Though this might be difficult, since you may not have much room to work and getting the proper angle could be impossible. Use a flexible bit In some situations, there might be enough room available to get a flexible bit into position from ...
With something like this http://www.screwfix.com/p/armeg-sds-plus-channelling-chisel-30mm/16724 If you are going to remove the skirting boards, a normal SDS chisel or drill bit is usually enough.
Careful measuring and (for exterior walls) a right angle drill, generally does the trick. Note that from below you generally can't see where the walls are, as you're looking at floorboards.
We have a high water table where we live, and I have a pump installed in a hole underneath the foundation in my basement, as well as a pump in the lawn outside. In springtime they are both running quite a bit, pumping the water into a ditch behind the home, and this has prevented any flooding issues. I've been told I don't need the one in the lawn if I have ...
I don't think there is any specification for minimum distance from the structure. It just has to be driven in a full 8 feet. Probably you will want to avoid driving it through the footing, though I suppose you could if you pre-drilled it. In your case, maybe you want to run the ground wire around the corner to a more convenient place to install the ground ...
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