Building on a high water table / Discussions

Can you help me decide between a foundation, slab on grade and crawlspace?

...ainly aren’t fans of basements when it's at all possible to avoid them, particularly if there is a risk of highwater tables and if you are building on or near a...

Posted by David Davenport Nov. 26, 2018, 12:57 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

What are the factors I should consider for choosing between a slab on grade and basement?

...a full basement, what are the implications of having half of the footprint as a slab, and half basement? Thanks Shaun That is a common question, and a hot...

Posted by Shaun B April 2, 2019, 6:35 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...ave a high water table? And will you be putting in a sump pump? That’ always a really good idea and a wise investment for avoiding future damage and expensive r...

Posted by Steve J Feb. 13, 2019, 10:25 p.m. Foundation and basement improvements 2 Responses