I am building a foundation for a floating slab. The ~4' foundation walls sit on footings.Is it better to insulate on the inside or outside of the foundation walls, or both inside and outside?
Can my shallow crawl space be converted to a slab foundation?
Posted by Sian O'Keefe Aug. 15, 2020 Slab on Grade 1 response
What thickness of insulation and concrete do you recommend in a floating slab?
Posted by Marc-Andre Roy April 21, 2021 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 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 Slab on Grade 1 response
What is the best way to install slab on grade insulation?
Posted by paul fowler Aug. 26, 2021 Slab on Grade 3 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 Basements improvements 50 responses
Do I need to insulate under the footings of a frost protected shallow foundation?
Posted by Jon Piana April 15, 2019 Slab on Grade 1 response
Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?
Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019 Slab on Grade 1 response
Have you excavated under one of your slabs middle of winter?
Posted by Mike Kolder Jan. 31, 2021 Slab on Grade 1 response
How do you prevent moisture from getting into a basement footing?
Posted by Frank Liu June 24, 2020 New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 response
How much insulation should I install underneath my concrete slab in my basement?
Posted by Scott Antonation Sept. 27, 2019 Slab on Grade 5 responses
How do you prevent mold under flooring of a house on concrete slab?
Posted by Linds Cullen Dec. 31, 2020 Slab on Grade 3 responses
What is the best way to insulate a Multi-material wall?
Posted by Steve J Sept. 29, 2020 Wall assemblies - renovation 7 responses
What should I look for if I want to buy a slab on grade house?
Posted by terry northcott March 25, 2019 Slab on Grade 1 response
What is the best method of building a slab on grade?
Posted by Jay Law April 19, 2021 Slab on Grade 1 response
Why is there frost build up on basement walls? (poured concrete)
Posted by William Hackett April 7, 2022 Basements improvements 1 response
Could we use a raft slab with ICF walls on a sloped site?
Posted by Paul Fischer Sept. 15, 2020 Slab on Grade 1 response
How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?
Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019 Slab on Grade 3 responses
Does ground under exposed concrete have a deeper or shallower frostline?
Posted by scott wanks March 3, 2022 Slab on Grade 1 response
What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?
Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019 Slab on Grade 3 responses
How do you improve an old block foundation with no insulation or exterior moisture barrier?
Posted by Wilhelmina Lange March 11, 2021 Foundation and basement improvements 2 responses