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Question DetailsAsked on 5/24/2017

what would be the cost of lowering my basement floor by only 1.5 feet in the city of phila pa

i only need part of the basement lowered ( 11x14 ) its in the back part of the house under the kitchen .
the floor is currently cement it is also a room being used for laundry and has a half bath and wash tub the walls are bare stone there are two block glass windows. the house is a 3 story single that was once a twin.

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Depends a great deal on whether you can tolerate a 1-2 foot reduction in floor dimensions in each direction at and below the existing footer elevation, soil conditions, and especially condition of the existing foundation walls - much tougher if brick or stone than block or concrete.

Here are links to a couple of similar previous questions with some thoughts on that -

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