Digging the cellar floors lower , i have a basement where the ceiling height
is not quite suitable due to its ceiling heights for the rooms to be changed
into extra rooms for living with the correct planning application etc i
presume .... any way my main question is , would digging out the cellar
floors cause problems with the foundations of the property ??? of course i
would take suitable professional advice etc , but is it a fairly normal
pratice to dig out a cellars floor for the purpose to change the rooms into
suitable living space.....
Depends how much the thrust of the floor is keeping the walls out.
One of the classic UK DIY disasters was caused by this exact action
and the resulting prosecution of the bod concerned.
It might just be a bit of dirt but it can be doing a very good job of
buttressing the foundations.
Definitely not a DIY group question. You must get a competent opinion
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