High water table / Posts

types of pads to build upon.

...highwater tables and if you are building on or near a floodplain. A slab would for sure be the safest route, since crawlspaces also invite the same risks of wat...

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

Mitigation of attic moisture in 1941 home

...high water table at 18 inches!!! It is definately a part of my stacking and moisture problem so I will be installing a moisture barrier in the crawl space this ...

Posted by Rachel Katz June 8, 2019, 4:06 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

Post-flood basement renovation: interior finishing

...water table is high (12-18 inches below the slab). The cause of the flood was undetermined, but I suspect that a rising water table overwhelmed the 1950's era d...

Posted by Wren Toombs June 18, 2018, 10:52 a.m. Foundation and basement improvements 1 Responses

Basement reno - How do I effectively insulate my basement?

...water it can handle below it. Has there been flooding before or do you have a high water table? And will you be putting in a sump pump? That’ always a really go...

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

Considering a slab on grade vs a basement

...high water table, soil with lower compressive strength or expansive soil (like we had in where the Wakefield demo house is), it can often come out cheaper (read...

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