Foundation perimeter drain / Guides

Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation insulated form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build Insulated Frost Protected shallow foundations (FPSF) on problem soils

...Drain placement for slab on grade with high water table Drain placing with gravel and geotextile under a slab on grade foundation Placing gravel for...

Step by step guide for slab-on-grade home construction
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade construction: the ecoHOME A to Z Slab building guide

...DRAINAGE under Slab on Grade Foundations: At the bottom of the foundation drainage trench, install rigid French drain piping (weeping tile) that can drain t...

Exterior damp proofing and drainage mat to protect basements from wate
Insulation and soundproofing

Best practices for basement insulation in new home construction

...Foundation perimeter surface drain © Ecohome A surface drain can be a valuable added measure of protection, as seen above on the interior and exterior...

Slab-on-grade construction technical guide
Slab on Grade

Slab-on-grade technical guide

...foundation instead of a conventional basement or raised crawlspace foundation can greatly reduce your environmental impact during construction , and has the pot...

Better Basement Design on basement walls prevents mold and midlew
Healthy indoor air quality

Basement renovations: How to prevent mold when finishing basements

...foundation walls but likely not a proper drainage mat and perimeter drain or basement flood prevention measures . Outside upgrades are the ideal correction gi...