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HOW TO POUR DECK FOOTINGS
Dean: Hey, I'm Dean.
Derrick: And I'm Derrick.
Dean: And we are from DIY Networks Indoors Out.
Derrick: And we’re going to teach you how to dig and pour construction tubes to support your porch or your deck.
Dean: And the very first thing you want to do is check with the local building inspector to find out.
Derrick: Oops, and you bring the brownish too.
Dean: Right, that’s a good idea. To find out how deep you want to dig your hole. Here in the Wing land we have to dig down four feet because it frost.
Derrick: Now when it comes to digging you can do it the easy way or the hard way. The hard way which is with the postal digger or the easy way is by renting an auger. When it comes time to dig, keep the earth to the side because you used it to support the construction tube.
Dean: Now we have to go back to your building inspector and find
Derrick: And bring up play the brownish.
Derrick: Cream cheese
Dean: Cream cheese.
Derrick: Nuts, choco-chips.
Dean:: You’re going to check with them and find out what size you need. The construction tubes range in lengths from four feet to 12-feet, but they’re very easy to cut with the saw. Also diameters are eight inches to 12-inches.
Dean; They don’t just depend on what type of weight bearing you’ll going to have on your deck or porch.
Derrick: To wholesale dug take the construction tube, drop it in the hole, you want to plum it, you want to make sure it’s perfectly straight. If it leans one way or another it’s a waste in time it’s not going to work, so you gently pack that dirt you keep it aside around it, and you can add water gently and slowly not too much to pack it down. Derrick: It’s time to mix, now make sure you mix your concrete to the right consistency. Fill the tube and un-level it up to the top, it has to be leveled.
Dean: Here’s the tip, very deceiving how much concrete those tubes takes, so you’ll going to mix a lot.
Derrick: And if you follow these easy instructions.
Dean: You can have solid, footing foundation foot to any deck or porch tubule.
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