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how far apart can piers be on a pier and beam foundation house

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how far apart can piers be on a pier and beam foundation house will be 20`x24`
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Stephen Cutler replied 7 years ago.
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This will depend on the construction details-concrete mix- size-rebar-depth-footings- of the piers,the soil conditions, and the construction details of the beam- size-rebar-concrete mix. All of these are determined by a soil site survey, engineering analysis, and the engineers determination which will be stipulated and the document stamped by the engineer. It is not possible to guess these parameters.
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