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Tag: Foundation

Posted on 11/14/2021
Accessibility: Pier and Beam May Be More Appropriate Than You Think
Photo by 1778011 from Pixabay Although concrete walls and slabs rank among the most popular types of foundations, the vast majority of new construction relied on pier and beam designs until the 1960s. Pier and beam, commonly called as “post and beam,” was viewed as the most effective and cost-efficient way to elevate a structure above grade. In...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Insulated Concrete Form Foundations vs. Poured Concrete Foundations
;Image by Michael L. Hiraeth from Pixabay Whether you choose a crawlspace, basement or a slab, you want the strongest structure possible, especially in areas where nature might wreak havoc on your house. Here we will go over the details of two different types of foundations: poured concrete and insulated form concrete. Poured Concrete Foundations Poured concrete foundations...
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