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?

...onal excavation. I would mention your plans first to the slab form kit manufacturer and get them to sign off on it ahead of time.

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

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

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

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

...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 reason...

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

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

...on from the earth, as well as protection from elements. But, after reading some of your wonderful articles, I am wondering if the slab on grade is better and ...

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

What's the difference between a slab on grade and a monolithic foundation?

...slab on grade and monolithic foundation are going to pretty much mean the same thing? Wrong answer Mike,slab on grade foundation form kit is only one pours !!an...

Posted by Ronaldo Johnitas Dec. 10, 2019, 6:12 a.m. Slab on Grade 4 Responses

What is the best way to build a slab on grade on bedrock?

...slab on grade form kit. You have other option to raft construction.check iso-slab is structural insulated slab kit,cheaper and easiest option to raft kit.

Posted by peter owen Oct. 31, 2019, 3:33 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you elevate a slab on grade foundation?

...on. My question is what would be the best way of constructing such a foundation? Or if it's even possible? I'd like the insulated slab on grade foundation ide...

Posted by Raoul Lions July 27, 2019, 2:47 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 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

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

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

...slab on grade which was also on problem soil with clay. Being able to "float" the foundation and slab over the sloping ground was more cost-effective that the s...

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

Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...on't know for sure until the winter of 2020 - 2021 when they are in full operation. I imagine you saw the installation video of the slab on grade kit here as ...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

Where would I go for guidance on structural design of footings that sit on top of high-density insulation?

...oncerned with the compression issue, but rather how the lateral (shear) loads get transferred from the concrete footing into the soil, via the insulation layer....

Posted by Douglas Bennion July 31, 2019, 4:34 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

For doing an off grid home what is the cost of the slab?

...on of a top view looking down but still working on a side view but not quite sure on what section and how much reinforcement I would need to hold the structure ...

Posted by Jayperion July 31, 2020, 10:15 p.m. Planning and Design 1 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

Is a vapor barrier necessary under a concrete slab with foam insulation and if so, where does go?

...on building a slab on grade foundation for our new cabin in Montana and I've decided to sit it on a 4" EPS foam insulation so the slab will retain some passive ...

Posted by Grady 22 Aug. 17, 2019, 12:19 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 3 Responses