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Slab on Grade

You're in the right place for step-by-step guides to insulated slab on grade foundations and floors especially if building a high-efficiency LEED, Passive House, ZNE, FPSF or Positive Energy or Passive Solar Homes.

Can moisture from the sand and aggregate under a slab cause rising damp?

Posted by Frederick Beggy June 9, 2022, 11 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Will air heated floors work in a northern climate?

Posted by Matthew holmes March 22, 2022, 9:59 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Does ground under exposed concrete have a deeper or shallower frostline?

Posted by scott wanks March 3, 2022, 5:02 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can we backfill a basement and then do slab on grade?

Posted by susannahandjared mcisaac March 3, 2022, 4:20 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What maintenance needs to be done on a slab on grade foundation?

Posted by Diane Arsenault March 1, 2022, 1:28 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you build Slab on grade as an extension on an existing house with a crawlspace?

Posted by Lana Mcgeary Jan. 19, 2022, 11:09 a.m. Slab on Grade 2 Responses

How would you do a Slab on Grade with a post and bean garage in New Hampshire?

Posted by Robert Nordman Jan. 19, 2022, 10:49 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

How do you attach steps to slab on grade insulation?

Posted by Mary Alm Dec. 2, 2021, 11:24 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

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

Posted by Earl Williams Nov. 30, 2021, 12:25 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Can I do a concrete deck with pilings from Legalett?

Posted by Pam Proctor Nov. 15, 2021, 7:18 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

Can you use Comfortboard mineral wool insulation as a skirt on monolithic slab?

Posted by Eric Sokol Oct. 16, 2021, 11:15 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Insulation on interior or exterior of frost wall - or both - for floating slab?

Posted by Marc-Andre Roy Oct. 4, 2021, 9:20 a.m. Slab on Grade 5 Responses

What experience do you have with techno piles?

Posted by Rob DesBaillets Aug. 26, 2021, 8:49 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 3 Responses

What is the best way to install slab on grade insulation?

Posted by paul fowler Aug. 26, 2021, 8:29 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

How to you build a raft slab foundation?

Posted by Kate Bottriell Aug. 19, 2021, 5:25 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can you jack up a cottage and build a slab on grade underneath it?

Posted by William Rae June 6, 2021, 12:23 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

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

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

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Slab on Grade

Professionals and DIY slab forming systems are covered including ICF, Solar Heated Radiant heated, Hydronic Radiant heated and traditional Raft slabs.

How to prepare the ground, choose a design and then the right system, much will depend on the space available, the insolation, the location and the experience of the builders involved in construction. 

here at EcoHome we aim to make succesful Slab on Grade construction Easy by showing how, from design to build.