Engineered Slab on Grade or Footings

Jeff Ryan
Updated: Feb. 15, 2022

Hi there. One of our projects this year is a 32x24 detached garage with a loft above. I've always thought, and been told, that footings are better than a slab on grade so that there is no shifting with frost. Is this not the case anymore. Is a slab on grade the best practice?

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