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Posted: 8/23/2006 2:24:14 PM EDT

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What would you do if this was your house and the  builder was setting on his hands
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:28:44 PM EDT
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:37:22 PM EDT
There's a sinhole below it with water running out of it?

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Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:37:52 PM EDT
Vertical angle of the garage door looks out of whack with the front entrance beam and front door, but thats just one perspective and I'm not analyzing it with a protractor.
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:39:52 PM EDT


you are asking this tongue-in-cheek, yes?
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:39:52 PM EDT
What's in the foreground? Is that a deliberate excavation or what?
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:44:34 PM EDT
As long as the footings (that you can't see) are there and are deep enough. Digging below or undercutting the footings is bad.

If it's not underdug, it should be fine for a short time.

Normally you want to cut the dirt away at a 45 degree angle from the footings if you have to dig deeper that the bottom of the footings.

Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:49:24 PM EDT
At least when Ray put in his septic system without a permit he did it in the backyard.....
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 2:49:43 PM EDT

Nope........ unless Jimmy Hoffa's underneath it, or something.

What exactly do YOU see ?
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 3:02:24 PM EDT
ummmm......Where is the foundation??
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 3:19:47 PM EDT
There is a foundation,   that is a septic pit dug out by a local builder and  heavy rains have eroded it all the way over to the foundation.    Apparently they dont think it is to big an issue though as it has been this way for 2 weeks
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 3:20:09 PM EDT
There is no gutter.
Probably what washed away the front yard.

The lack of glass in the front window would be a big problem in Iowa, but maybe they're in the tropics.
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 5:47:21 PM EDT
The window was removed because of a poor installation job.  Its to early for gutters but they would deffinately not hurt the situation.  Though it is beyond that now.
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 6:18:29 PM EDT
Seems to me as if the porch area is leaning back in toward the rest of house, probably because the whole structure is leaning that way. Also seems as if the garage is leaning to the left a touch. The window was probably removed (the hard way!) since the structure is leaning out of square.

Am I right?
Whats the deal?
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 6:39:53 PM EDT
Footing for the porch pillar is caved in. Looking into the garage it appears to have a large settling crack in the wall.
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