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Foundation under addition to cottage in Quebec

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Posted by: from Shawville
4/16/2011 at 7:48:48 AM

Does the building code in Quebec permit me to use a wood foundation (blue skin) under an addiction to my cottage. The original cottae is on post and beam?

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Abie from Groupe Abtech Inc. in Laval
Date/Time4/17/2011 at 9:29:02 PM

Our company has 46 years of construction experience so I will answer your Question.

You are no longer premitted to have a wooden foundtation as mold will start to grow from any dampness.

You can us concrete block in certain places ,but the city will require a plan showing the existing condtions and the new conditions.

Does that answer your question.

From Abtech Groupe Inc

Laval Quebec.

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