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Replacing blocks

Posted by Dave on August 25th, 2000 08:31 AM
In reply to Cinderblock foundation crumbling by John P on August 24th, 2000 10:41 PM [Go to top of thread]

Individual blocks can be hammered out and replaced - so a whole new wall does not need to be poured (unless the ENTIRE wall is crumbling.) If it's just a few blocks, or a limited area, they can be removed and replaced.

Also, depending upon how badly they've deteriorated, they may be OK as they are with some tuckpointing & maybe some I-beams.

This is probably not a DIY job - call a mason.

Also, what Jay said about landscaping and drainage is very true and very important.

-have fun!

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