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sheshovel
04-11-2006, 01:37 PM
If you don't put proper drainage behind even a small wall like this.They put plastic over it before I could get a pic..but you can immagine under the plastic is a muddy mess.The blocks in the second pic are the ones that fell down and have been set aside for rebuilding it I guess.

sheshovel
04-11-2006, 01:38 PM
just thought I would share..I did not build this

Cremlor
04-11-2006, 07:24 PM
ohhhh thats going to cost some one:usflag: :canadaflag: :nono:

phototropic1
04-11-2006, 07:35 PM
Hey, look!!! It's for sale!!!

BSDeality
04-11-2006, 08:41 PM
thats a jobsite sign, not a for sale sign. I think I would have ripped my sign down at that point.

zedosix
04-11-2006, 09:42 PM
Curious as to why you believe it was caused by lack of drainage.

sheshovel
04-11-2006, 11:42 PM
Well because of all the heavy rain we have had..and the weeping happining towards the back part of the wall..see them..& cuz what else could have caused it..they just built it!

Squizzy246B
04-12-2006, 06:55 AM
That "door to nowhere" looks pretty funny up there. I assume there was steps before:rolleyes: . Is that a downpipe on the corner of the house?.

neversatisfiedj
04-12-2006, 08:12 PM
Uneven compactio nmaybe - remember that wet soil weighs 2x dry soil

sheshovel
04-12-2006, 08:26 PM
No no stairs or front porch built yet and no raingutters on yet..The place is for sale and the buyers have to have the gutters installed so..no that is not a downspout there on the back corner.

Dirty Water
04-12-2006, 08:34 PM
Notice the utility pedestals on that corner? That area has been recently excavated and was probably not compacted properly either.

Bad drainage + poor compaction = What you see.

Grn Mtn
04-17-2006, 09:17 AM
I don't see how there could be enough room for geogrid. The house is real close to wall.

Squizzy246B
04-17-2006, 09:46 AM
I don't see how there could be enough room for geogrid. The house is real close to wall.

Exactly..it should have been a Mass wall not SRW.

jreiff
04-17-2006, 10:01 PM
SheShovel = California Landscape Police

sheshovel
04-18-2006, 12:10 AM
You got that right!

Squizzy246B
04-18-2006, 12:20 AM
You got that right!

I'm safe;) :cool2: