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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 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 1 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

What thickness of insulation and concrete do you recommend in a floating slab?

Posted by Marc-Andre Roy April 21, 2021, 7:38 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

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

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

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

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

How do you determine the thickness of concrete for slab on grade construction?

Posted by Ackeem Beason Feb. 16, 2021, 2:46 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Have you excavated under one of your slabs middle of winter?

Posted by Mike Kolder Jan. 31, 2021, 2:31 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the best way to do exterior foundation styrofoam finishing?

Posted by Castor River Farm Jan. 31, 2021, 12:56 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

How do you prevent mold under flooring of a house on concrete slab?

Posted by Linds Cullen Dec. 31, 2020, 4:11 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

Does slab on grade need to have in floor heating?

Posted by Lauren Panzani Nov. 13, 2020, 11:06 a.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 1 Responses

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

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

Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?

Posted by Matthew Gioia Sept. 21, 2020, 9:15 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 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.