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    Apr 6, 2012, 07:18 PM
    How to connect new concrete column to old concrete column
    I've got an existing concrete structure which is attached to a wooden house but they both share the same concrete floor. My client wants to convert the wooden house into concrete as well which means I will have to place new columns against existing columns. Can anyone tell me what is the best way to make that connection between existing column, beam and new column, beam?

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    Apr 16, 2012, 04:20 PM
    You pin the columns together with steel rods. This is done by drilling the existing column, cementing the rods in place then building the new column and fitting /cementing the rods into the new column

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