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Building a concrete patio (or any concrete slab) is similar in many ways to the ... For most building projects, pour a layer of compactible gravel about 5" thick, and use a ... To direct water runoff, most concrete surfaces should have a slight slope,  ...

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Recommended thickness of concrete slabs. ... Important information should always be double checked with alternative sources. All applicable national and local ...

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Pouring a concrete slab yourself can be a big money-saver or big mistake. ... If you have clay or loam soil, you should remove enough to allow a 6- to 8-in. layer of ... thick slab with thickened edges, which is perfect for most garages and sheds , ...

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Jul 23, 2007 ... Standard concrete floor slab thickness in residential construction is 4 inches. Five to six inches is recommended if the concrete will receive ...

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Feb 13, 2017 ... The concrete slab should be four-inches thick at least; it needs to be thicker if heavy equipment will rest on it. Building codes offer requirements ...

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Feb 13, 2013 ... Ten tips for pouring stronger, crack-free concrete slabs. ... A 6-inch-thick slab weighs only about 75 psf, and live loads — anything that is not part ... To achieve this strength, the water-cement ratio should be kept at 0.5 or less, ...

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Mar 8, 2010 ... http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/patios/index.html Most of the time, a thicker concrete patio slab is going to give you less problems in ...

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If you want to lay a patio using a type of concrete patio slab, then it is a good idea to ... When working out the proper thickness of the slab, you should take the ...

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Firm, sound subsoil is entirely adequate as a base for residential concrete. There is no ... Surface of the finished slab should slope a minimum of 1/8 in. per ft. A slope ... uniformly and evenly so the slab won't settle and won't vary in thickness. c.