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Jack footings

Posted by tomh on March 16th, 2003 04:33 PM
In reply to JACKING UP FLOOR by KUEGEL on March 16th, 2003 03:54 PM [Go to top of thread]

You may have to excavate and pour steel reinforced footings for the jacks if you can't spread the load enough using plates. Remember you are lifting a house on a very small section of unreinforced slab or ground. By building 24" x 6" reinforced pads for the jacks to rest on you will be distributing the load.

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