House Renovation in Milford Michigan ... Apr-12-2006 Update
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The home-owners wanted an extension to the Garage which would be used as a Workshop. While working on the addition, the contractor noticed some problems with the East side concrete block masonry wall of the Garage.

The East wall is an exterior wall and the ground slopes on the outside towards south by some eight feet. I joined the contractor in looking at the situation. The footing is pretty much at grade level, and the ladder cracks in the wall indicate that the wall is settling towards the South.

Here we are looking at the East wall of the Garage. It is concrete block masonry. The finished grade slopes down to the South. on the inside is the Garage slab over fill that is retained by the wall. The footing for the wall is pretty much at finished grade ... Picture 1

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

In this picture we are looking from a little further back at the Garage wall that is to the right. The picture is not bright, but one can notice the grade sloping down from North to South (right to left) and West to East (front to back) ... Picture 2

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

This is the South Elevation of the house. You can see the finished grade slopes from West to East ... Picture 3

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

This is a picture of the South West corner of the house. The owner is installing some pavers in front of the door. This will make for a nice sunken garden ... Picture 4

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

This is a view of the front part of the house looking South East. The house is nestled among large trees ... Picture 5

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

This is a view of the front of the house looking East. We are looking at the West wall of the Garage and the extension that is being built North of the Garage. This area is pretty flat ... Picture 6

ANAND Enterprises project ARC_1yae-101 House Addition

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