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How close can add a post base to a retaining wall?

Posted by sousvide23 (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 2, 11 at 3:34

Thank you to Aidan_m on directing me to what post base to use for a wood deck. I read the instructions and I'm to sink the post base into some concrete. The deck footprint I'm looking at would have one corner (where a post base would go) pretty much adjacent to a retaining wall. That retaining wall is used for a basement window egress. How close can I go to the retaining wall (which is railway ties) with the concrete base?

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RE: How close can add a post base to a retaining wall?

I ran into just this and my code inspector said just close enough that you don't knock the wall down digging the hole. YMMV.

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