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Bigfoot Concrete Footing Forms

Our Sponsor Bigfoot Systems says with confidence, "BigFoot® Footing Forms are the best value for your money!" And here's why: With one-day installation and one easy pour to complete the footing, Bigfoot saves you time, aggravation and hours of labor costs over the traditional wooden-box method. Only five tools are required: level, shovel, screwdriver (and four screws), tape measure and handsaw (or knife).

Bigfoot has developed a variety of products for all your construction needs. Browse our product line and learn more about allowable gravity loads each model will withstand to help you choose the footing that is right for your residential, light commercial or industrial applications.

*Stringently tested and evaluated by:

Canadian Construction Materials Centre - evaluations are based on the requirements of the National Building Code of Canada and supported by the latest technical research and expertise.
ICC Evaluation Service Inc. - the United States leader in evaluating building products for code compliance. Click to see their report

*Structural strength thanks to Bigfoot ribs

*Quality design - with Bigfoot's Bell-shape, you can say "No" to air pockets, cold joints and 90 degree angles. 

*Bigfoot meets construction standards - footings should be twice the size of the construction tube. 

*Built to last! Our footing forms are made from recycled high density polyethylene plastic.


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Bigfoot Concrete Footing Forms

Our Sponsor Bigfoot Systems says with confidence, "BigFoot® Footing Forms are the best value for your money!" And here's why: With one-day installation and one easy pour to complete the footing, Bigfoot saves you time, aggravation and hours of labor costs over the traditional wooden-box method. Only five tools are required: level, shovel, screwdriver (and four screws), tape measure and handsaw (or knife).

Bigfoot has developed a variety of products for all your construction needs. Browse our product line and learn more about allowable gravity loads each model will withstand to help you choose the footing that is right for your residential, light commercial or industrial applications.

*Stringently tested and evaluated by:

Canadian Construction Materials Centre - evaluations are based on the requirements of the National Building Code of Canada and supported by the latest technical research and expertise.
ICC Evaluation Service Inc. - the United States leader in evaluating building products for code compliance. Click to see their report

*Structural strength thanks to Bigfoot ribs

*Quality design - with Bigfoot's Bell-shape, you can say "No" to air pockets, cold joints and 90 degree angles. 

*Bigfoot meets construction standards - footings should be twice the size of the construction tube. 

*Built to last! Our footing forms are made from recycled high density polyethylene plastic.


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