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Shallow foundation

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Slab-on-grade or floating slab foundations are a structural engineering practice whereby the concrete slab ...

Concrete Foundation - Three Types of Concrete Foundations - The ...

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Information on the 3 types of concrete foundations: T-Shaped, Slab-on-grade foundation, Frost Protected.

Residential Foundations: Concrete Slab Vs. Conventional ... - Donan

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Whether to build a residence on a concrete slab or conventional crawlspace foundation is a common decision homeowners must make.

Foundation - How House Construction Works | HowStuffWorks

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Slabs, basements and crawl spaces are the three main foundation systems used on houses. In wet and coastal areas, it is sometimes common to put houses up ...

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Jan 24, 2013 ... In many domestic and industrial buildings a thick concrete slab, supported on foundations or directly on the subsoil, is used to construct the ...

Home Buying: Should you buy a house with slab construction. I ...

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Dec 19, 2009 ... A lot of houses have slab foundations and seem to be ok. I still prefer a cellar with walls that hold a house up above any splash that may ...

Choosing a Foundation - Dream Home Source

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Slab, crawlspace or basement? Even though the foundation is one of the most important components of your home, there is often little choice in the matter.

How to build a slab-on-grade | Green Home Guide | Ecohome

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Starting your home with a slab-on-grade instead of a conventional basement foundation can greatly reduce your environmental impact during construction, and ...

The Advantages & Disadvantages of a House Built on a Slab Vs. a ...

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Slab or crawl-space foundations present about the same number of advantages and disadvantages, so the choice you make largely depends on your personal ...

Concrete, Block, and Slab Foundations - Bob's Blogs - Bob Vila

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Climate, including high water tables, frost lines, harsh winters, and vulnerability to storm surge and high winds, will determine whether a slab or below-grade ...

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Building It Right: Slab Foundations | Basements & Foundations ...

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The requirements for a slab foundation are similar: a sturdy footing and a vapor- proofed, reinforced-concrete pad sitting on a bed of compacted crushed stone.

Do you avoid slab houses like the plague? - BiggerPockets

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I've bought and/or lived in numerous houses with slab foundations and never experienced any of the things you mentioned with them. In fact, I've only had what I ...

What's Better: Crawlspace or Slab-on-Grade? - Fine Homebuilding

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Nov 6, 2012 ... And that has led Non_Trad to wonder whether a slab-on-grade foundation would be better for him. So, what are the pros and cons I'm facing ...