Needing A Better Foundation

By Jennifer T. Derrick
Published: March 1, 2008
Photo by Alexander Ryabchun,
Q: We have a cabin that sits on a makeshift foundation 3 or 4 inches above the ground, made from simple patio blocks, old car jacks and blocks of wood. What would be the best way to excavate that area under the cabin so we could provide better footings?
– Dave S., via e-mail

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