In our last video, we showed the placement of forms and rebar under our Berkeley Victorian house, where the original foundation had once existed. This new video shows the result of pouring the concrete foundation into the forms and then removing the forms after the concrete had cured. In addition, we have begun building the cripple walls above the new foundation/mudsill and below the girders and floor joists. We did this work along the length of both sides of the house, and now we will repeat the process at the front and back width of house and down the center length of the property. Some contractors may choose to lift the entire house to do the entire replacement at one time, but my contractor decided it was more economical to do it in two stages (probably because he would have had to subcontract out the lifting process. Hope you enjoy the progress on this Berkeley Victorian foundation replacement!
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