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We use CMU all the time. Usually they are from 2 ft. to 6 ft. high and
solid grouted, sitting on a 12" thick footing from 16" to 24" wide.

Stan Scholl, P.E.
Laguna Beach, CA

On Fri, 7 Sep 2001 00:04:14 EDT PFFEI(--nospam--at)aol.com writes:
> does anyone have experience using reinfroced cmu for building 
> foundations?  
> the project is a single story wood framed residence, but site soil 
> is 
> expansive.  are lintel blocks typically used to create wall 
> footings?    
> 
> thanks in advance
> 
> paul franceschi, s.e.
> 
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