Prefab slab on grade kit / Discussions

Slab on Grade for House in Grand Rapids MI - Can I get Prefab form kits & Assistance easily?

...slab section, ideally with your hot air radiant heat system, would be about 1000 square feet. There is only one manufacturer of slab on grade form kits with air...

Posted by Greg Hooks Nov. 20, 2019, 3:35 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you install tubing under a slab on grade foundation to extract heat in winter?

...slab on grade prefab form foundation kit to extract winter heat? We generally recommend people check with an engineer for any such matters, but that shouldn't b...

Posted by Jennifer Cole Aug. 28, 2019, 11:34 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can these homes be built on screwpiles as an alternative to slab foundations?

...one of the prefab homes on the piles? We have many models of prefab modular kit houses that can be seated on foundations, screw piles or slab on grade, so it re...

Posted by Mark Pospisil July 28, 2020, 9:41 a.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

How much for a 1200 square foot house will it cost me to finish the slab

...ondering the cost for a 1200 square-foot home roughly Hi Walter, Do you mean the slab on grade prefab kit? If so, see this page on Legalett Geoslab foundation k...

Posted by Walter Hale Oct. 1, 2020, 7:20 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Do you have an engineer directory for slab on grade designers?

...onsult with regarding having our plans modified to a slab on grade (monolithic) foundation as most municipalities would require? We don't currently have a direc...

Posted by Paul Giusto Dec. 30, 2019, 8:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best method of building a slab on grade?

...ons of a basement vs slab on grade as a good starting place– Slab on Grade vs Foundation & Crawlspace or Basement? In there you can see our slab on grade in...

Posted by Jay Law April 19, 2021, 3:09 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you choose between a basement or slab on grade?

...slab on grade and a basement However, is your lot sloped in a way that creating a flat surface for a slab is a problem? If so, the Legalett prefab slab on gra...

Posted by A. Delmas May 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. Foundation choices 1 Responses

Can I use a Legalett slab in Florida if I don't want floor heat?

...one mention that this type of foundation supports the house evenly and did not need a lot of fill dirt. What is my best option for cost and energy savings? shou...

Posted by Harry Dickinson March 25, 2021, 10:21 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you add a screen/sun room and deck to a slab on grade?

...prefab slab on grade kits (Legalett) can easily provide that, see more here – Slab-on-Grade Raft Foundation Insulation Detail, Prefab ICF Form Kits There is...

Posted by Pierre Contant July 1, 2020, 10:55 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

Can you leave a Legalett slab in winter in Canada without the heat on?

...Ontario (Zone 6A). We want heated slab on grade but are concerned about preventing seasonal issues esp winter. Legalett systems look very good esp their air rad...

Posted by Gamog Cladhaire April 29, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What do you think about SIP framing system?

...slab idea, I think they’re great, and as someone that won’t make any money no matter what you build, I’d suggest you start here – Choosing between a slab on g...

Posted by Nadia Mehan July 24, 2020, 3:29 a.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 2 Responses

What options are there for pre fab Passive House kit designs?

...slab on grade video . We will have more providers of kit houses soon, and there is a sign up on that page for more info on prefab kit homes, with that you wou...

Posted by Kim MacKay Dec. 27, 2019, 3:12 p.m. Planning and Design 1 Responses

How do you create a slab on grade on a slope?

...prefab eco home super-insulated slab on grade which was also on problem soil with clay. Being able to "float" the foundation and slab over the sloping ground wa...

Posted by Adrienne Rayna June 30, 2020, 3:58 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses

Do you have building partners in BC?

...onsumption. I was looking at the earthship model, however, I was never sold on the heating concept for our northern climate (your article made my suspicions con...

Posted by Jami Cruz April 13, 2020, 12:05 p.m. Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing 3 Responses

Where do I start to build a small, affordable, low-maintenance house?

...Slab on Grade or Foundation and Basement; Which is Best? Slab-on-Grade Raft Foundation Insulation Detail, Prefab ICF Form Kits Slab-on-Grade Foundation Deta...

Posted by Ocean-Lynn Georgelin Oct. 22, 2019, 11:40 p.m. Concept and design 2 Responses

Can Ontario contractor easily build home to code?

...onal Building Code. So as long as your contractor is able to meet any other code requirements, as in basement or slab on grade structural and thermal performa...

Posted by Kaylan Ssenfuma March 29, 2021, 3:01 p.m. Building codes 1 Responses

Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?

...oncrete, so I'm not sure where you're being advised to mix a PWF and a slab on grade, or how to even do that. A slab on grade floor consists of concrete and ins...

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What are the foundation options for a prefab house?

...Slab on grade: Pros are insulates under skid, protection of underskid utilities and ease of installation. Cons are doubling up of insulation with skid being on ...

Posted by Richard Bowie Nov. 20, 2020, 3:40 p.m. Foundations and Basements 2 Responses