Slab-on-Grade Foundations Work Everywhere
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Slab Foundations, including:
- Design and build strategies
- Necessary codes
- Application how-tos
- Using materials
A slab is less expensive and quicker to install than other types of foundations
Concrete slabs are usually less expensive than full-basement foundations and crawl spaces. Slabs require less site work, can be installed in less time, and require less concrete. As long as they are detailed properly, they can be used successfully in even the coldest parts of the United States.
Slab foundations can be the finished floor
Because of the high mass of concrete, slabs can absorb and hold radiant energy in a passive solar design, and they’re ideal for radiant-floor heating systems. Concrete can be acid-etched or dyed to become ...
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