raising level of foundation

Postby vonspritz » Tue Nov 16, 2010 9:19 am

I'm using trench blocks in a stepped foundation. I now find that I need to raise the level of the higher step by 50mm so that I can run the blocks through at the right level. should I use mortar or a concrete mix? Across the whole foundation or just the width of the blocks?
Your advice always gratefully received
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Postby welsh brickie » Wed Nov 17, 2010 12:39 pm

lay concrete over the foundation
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Postby elwood » Wed Nov 17, 2010 6:57 pm


If you have more than 1 course of blocks thicken your beds to suite

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