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Not age so much as settling in the footing. You'd see the same thing in a new wall in similar circumstances. You have two options: Replace the entire wall section, say 15 feet out from the corner both ways, including the footing, to try and be sure that it won't move further. You'll examine the soil under the current footing and possibly improve it, making ...


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When you build a grade beam with piers every 6’ apart, you are essentially building a “post and beam” foundation. The grade beam will need to be designed to span from pier to pier. The size, amount of rebar, etc. will be based on the load, (i.e.: 4’ to 12’ tall blocks stacked on the grade beam). The reason the foundation system changes from the traditional “...


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