- Foundations and Basements
- New foundations and slab-on-grade
- Slab on grade
- Screw piles
- Flood plain
- High water table
- Building on a floodplain
- Choosing a foundation
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?
Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses
Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?
Posted by Matthew Gioia Sept. 21, 2020, 9:15 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?
Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
Where do you install a weeping tile with a high water table?
Posted by Alex Kesheshian June 11, 2020, 11:54 p.m. Foundations and Basements 3 Responses
Is there any risk to a concrete foundation from adding interior insulation?
Posted by Drew Tozer Jan. 5, 2021, 12:57 p.m. Basements improvements 9 Responses
What is the best way to renovate a basement after a flood?
Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses
How would I detail the connection between the wall and floating slab?
Posted by Brendon Fraser July 17, 2020, 1:24 p.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses
How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?
Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 25 Responses
I have many issues with my house where should I start?
Posted by Bryan Squirrell Sept. 29, 2019, 3:08 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
Can you create a passive wine cellar by insulating and air sealing a crawl space?
Posted by JC Wong April 2, 2021, 6:50 p.m. Crawl spaces 5 Responses
How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?
Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019, 1:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?
Posted by A. Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses
Why insulate the walls rather than the floor joists in a crawlspace?
Posted by Ron Monk June 2, 2021, 9:31 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a crawlspace to keep humidity down and stop odors?
Posted by Dave Bell Oct. 24, 2019, 3:57 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses
Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?
Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses
Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?
Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses
How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?
Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses
Can you replace an old slab foundation with an air heated slab?
Posted by Mike Molloy Nov. 7, 2019, 8:44 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses
How would I rectifiy problem of foundation wall cracks with finished basement?
Posted by Terry P July 22, 2020, 7:07 p.m. Basements improvements 3 Responses
What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?
Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses