Slab-on-grade vs foundation and crawlspace or basement
...basements altogether and choosing to build a slab-on-grade instead.
Concrete foundations - pros & cons:
For a modest sized home, a concrete foundation will cost you easily between $20,000 and $30,000 . Factor in a subfloor and finished flooring, you’ll be lucky to stay under $40,000. Building basements ‘just becaus...