Problem soils / Discussions

What is your opinion about building a garage on posts (screw piles)?

...soils that lack the bearing capacity needed for a footing and slab floor (a raft-slab is also an option for softer soils) . The disadvantages of screw pile co...

Posted by Les P Dec. 11, 2017, 2:21 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

Where do you install a weeping tile with a high water table?

...problem soils – sites with poor soil quality and high water tables It’s possible this may save you some effort and cost in terms of working out a drainage sol...

Posted by Alex Kesheshian June 11, 2020, 11:54 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

How well do Legalett slab on grades work?

...problem soils like expansive clay see here , from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses