What is a slab foundation?
It is a flat piece (slab) of concrete sitting on compacted soil or stone, usually meaning there is no basement. These generally only appear in areas where the ground does not freeze frequently.
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With what concrete-like material is a conrete foundation slab leveled an average of 3 inches so as to support a load bearing wall?
Answer . \nThis question is not clear. A slab alone shouldn't support a load bearing wall, except for a shed type of building.
Answer . \nEverything the same as when only setting up one, however the drain farthest away from where the two meed the drain line must be slightly higher (1/4 inch high per foot of distance to the other drain (or more)and you will have two vent pipes (one from each) that can be tied together and… sent out through the roof. Also don't forget you need two traps (one for each right under the drains). ( Full Answer )
Is it ok to attach a pressure-treated joist directly to a concrete slab as a foundation for a deck and should it be epoxied or bolted down?
Answer . \nYou can set the joist directly into a 3 or 4 foot hole filled with concrete, however the life expectancy of the joist is about half when it does not come in contact with the ground at all. On my house I set them on metal brackets then epoxied the bracket bolt into the concrete. With …pressure treated lumber this post will be "good as new" for 25 years. Depending on the area I have seen concrete ones disintegrate in 3-8 years. ( Full Answer )
It all depends on the price of concrete and or wood in your area of the country. Get estimates from at least 5 or 6 differant contractors in you area. The more estimates you get the better. When you finally get a contractor ,before you hire him check him out with the B.B.B. Also if you can go look a…nd talk to other people that he has worked for. He should have a list of people. Do not pay him unless you are satisfied with his work. Most contractors do not need any money up front. They should have credit suppliers and or a bank that they go to for start up money. ( Full Answer )
Is it safe to cut the post tension concrete slab foundation to fine sewer line for bathroom addition?
Answer . No, You must first locate the P.T cables, and because you said it is to find a sewer line im guessing this is slab-on-grade and not a deck. The only method for locating post tension cables on slab-on-grade is with Ground Penetrating Radar. If its on a deck you can use Ground Penetrating… Radar or Xray. If you cut a P.T. cable you can weaken the structure and cause damage. P.T cables are known to shoot out of the side of a building when cut. And repairing the broken cable is extremely costly. You can learn a little more about GPR at www.subsurfacepros.com ( Full Answer )
This is the part of the structure which interacts with the earth.allow us to construct buildings which will withstand the powerful forces of nature.They basically are nothing more than giant beams. They carry loads, similar to structural steel I-beams. Foundations can be constructed from a variety o…f materials. They can be made from concrete, stone, concrete block, wood, steel, etc. Since they are difficult to replace, it is a wise idea to construct foundations using strong, durable, water resistant materials. ( Full Answer )
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Hello,. My name is Terry and I am a help expert in the building and construction field.. Yes, it is possible to construct a treated lumber foundation. It must however, be constructed and inspected by your local building department. There are minimum specifications that can be obtained from the Int…ernational Residential Code, International Building Code, Universal Building Code, California Building Code and other codes that are specific to different areas of the country. You must work closely with your building official to determine which code you should be following.. Structural design is the basis for safety and durability in a structure, and should always be completed by a competent individual. In my area we require that licensed design professionals such as structural engineers and architects be involved with most designs.. With wood foundations, moisture and pest deterioration are probably the most significant issues. In some areas, such as California, seismic considerations are also in effect.. It is always best to verify CODE SPECIFIC information with your local Building Official and/or Building Department as local laws and codes do tend to vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. . I hope you have found this helpful!. Terry CBO ( Full Answer )
flat plates are solide concret slabs of uniform thickness thattransfert load directly to the column without presence of projectedbeams and solid slabs surronding by beams
Firstly measure and take the dimensions of the area where you want to pour in the concrete slab. Now, make a lumber frame. This frame will act like a border and will now allow the concrete to spread out from the area. Nail a piece of lumber from one corner to the other on top of the frame so as to… ensure the frame remains square till pegged in place. Now see that the frame is level and fastened with pointed pegs at 3 feet intervals against the exterior of the form work. Next, make a 4 inch deep ditch around the border of the floor area with a width of 8 inch. Use a shovel to do so. This is mainly for giving the border strength and depth. Now saw the top of the pegs and make them even with the top of the frame. Sprinkle little water around the area and mix the concrete. Pour and fill the area with concrete to a height of approximately 3 inch below the top of the frame. Add steel rods as reinforcement to handle cracking and give support to the slab. Now you have to lay a rod of thick reinforcing steel around the boundary of poured cement, the rod should be atleast 2 inch in and about 2 inch down from the top of the frame. Also make a 16 inch overlap and try to secure it with wire in places where the steel rods join. Pour another batch of concrete mix into the frame to the height of the top of the frame and you need to eliminate all air pockets. Use a hammer to tap around the exterior of the frame and to level out the exterior, you can use a smooth and straight piece of lumber, moving it in a sawing motion along the tops of the frame till the concrete is smoothed throughout. Now you should smooth over the levelled concrete. You can use a trovel for it by sweeping it to and fro in broad arcs. You can allow it to dry. You can also re-trovel the area if you wish. If the frame is easy to detach, you can remove it after 24 hours. Hope this helps. ( Full Answer )
There really is no set price for what it costs to pour a foundationslab. This really depends on the size of the area covered?Ã¦andmaterials poured.
Slab Pull Force occurs when a denser oceanic plate is forcedbeneath a less dense continental plate or oceanic plate in aprocess called subduction. It's the force caused by suction of the cold dense lithosphere intothe asthenosphere at destructive margins. Basically, becauselithosphere is denser tha…n asthenosphere, there is gravitationalimbalance which is passed on to the crust. this causes thelithosphere to be sucked inwards at the oceanic trenches into deepasthenosphere. ( Full Answer )
\n. \n. \nA slab is cheaper to build than a basement. The basement will give more space but is more likely to leak and more can go wrong.
There are five ways in which a person can dry wet the carpet on aslab foundation. The five ways include sealing gaps, sealing theconcrete, air to air exchange, use of the dehumidifier, and airconditioning.
What is chemical reaction of PVC to concrete I want to use PVC pipe for water piping electrical power wiresinstalled in the concrete foundation and slab poured directly in contact. Any problem?
PVC does not react chemically with concrete, but PVC has a very large dimensional change when the temperature changes , so pipes that are carrying warm water expand. There are products available to wrap pipes going through concrete so that they have room to expand and do not wear through from grindi…ng back and forth against the concrete as they expand and shrink. ( Full Answer )
A "Rat Slab", is a placement of concrete in the crawl space of a house. A rat slab is sometimes required by local codes, but not always. It helps to resist burrowing rodents and can when placed over a vapor barier, help reduce groundwater invasion. As a bonus it makes for a clean underfloor and a be…tter crawling space for sub contractors.. The concrete is generally placed 2" in thickness without steel reinforcement. It is a good idea to add fiber to the mix to reduce cracking. The finish is not as fine as a floor slab. Usually only a bull float is used with sometimes minor trowelling. ( Full Answer )
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Rebar and Post Tension cable (PT) are two entirely different items. Rebar is the static steel bars placed in the concrete while the PT are high tensile strength cables that were placed in concrete than stressed under hydraulic jacking to a tension generally around 2500 to 3500 psi. As a result, the …situations for repair are different. The exposed rebar can be cleaned and patched through approved methods. However the PT should be looked at by a professional as it is an integral part of the structure and, as mentioned before, is under tensioned stress. If the exposed rebar is in a PT slab, caution should be used and a professional consulted as well, due the rebar being integrated with the PT. ( Full Answer )
\n. \n. \nIt's a building with no basement. The building is erected on a concrete "slab" or pad.
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Install fire blocks 48" from floor. Stagger them so that one is 48" to the top and the next is 48" to the bottom (easier to nail them)
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slabs of oceanic plate start to peel away because it's oldest, coldest, and dense. after about 180million years subduction starts on its own.
Also reffered to as 'slab footing' and it consists of concrete footing beams integrated into the concrete floor slab.
There is only one advantage of waffle pod slab construction - reduced cost. The waffle pod slab is no more than a slab of concrete placed on the ground, with polystyrene blocks in a grid pattern within. This results in a system consisting of a slab with a grid of stiffening and edge beams, giving th…e (reverse) effect of a 'waffle' if viewed from underneath. If construction is to take place on reactive soil, consideration needs to be given to the future maintenance of the slab. There is some requirement to ensure consistency in the landscaping and general treatment of the areas surrounding the slab. Typically, having concrete on one side, for example a driveway, gardens on another side, perhaps gravel on a third side and a timber deck on the fourth side can result in different soil moisture conditions which in turn can lead to structural movement and failure. Of course it is difficult to regulate the area underneath the slab. Builders often advise that consistent landscaping or even a concrete apron around the house is required to ensure reliable performance of the slab, unfortunately this advice is sometimes given when it is too late. Typically, category 1, 2 and sometimes category 3 cracks appear, and when the builder is advised he engages an engineer (usually the engineer who designed the slap) to give an opinion. Invariably, it seems to be the fault of the owner. The problem is that houses commonly have concrete on one side (the driveway) and gardens or lawn on another side, so the question really is, is it acceptable that the slab and foundation material be so fragile? Usually, stable foundation material will be found at a reasonable depth - perhaps 600mm - 1200mm. Home builders should obtain a quote for the price difference between a waffle pod slab and a conventional slab & beam construction, keeping in mind the cost of rectification in a cracking building and the effect on resale value. Builders should advise their clients accordingly and give them the option. At the moment, clients are not given the option, the display homes they are shown are not cracked, the brochures do not warn of the likelihood of cracking, they are not told of the onerous maintenance requirements, and it is not until it is too late that the issue arises. ( Full Answer )
A ceiling in which the beams and cross-beams leave a regular pattern of square or multi-sided sunken panels, or coffers, each of which is often decorated with molded, carved and painted decoration. Colonnade .
Use polyethylene sheet membrane. Prior to concrete placing, cover the entire area with a layer of PE sheet membrane extending the perimeter of slab and up against wall for the depth of concrete.
A slab of clay usually means rolled out clay. The thickness varies but is generally about a half inch.
Hire someone. This is not a do-it-yourself type of project. The contractor will essentially drill holes in the low parts of the foundation and pump a new concrete mixture (although it is not pure concrete anymore) underneath your current slab, which with enough pressure, will cause it to lift. You w…ill have to have portions of the floor removed (whatever is on top of the slab) to get down to the slab however, so costs can add up quickly, unless you just have carpet everywhere (which is easy to remove and replace). ( Full Answer )
Floating slab is a type of mat foundation. It consists of a hollow mat formed by a grid of thick reinforced concrete walls between two thick reinforced concrete slabs. The weight of the soil excavated from the ground is equal to the weight of the entire building, so that pressure on the soil is unch…anged from the original condition, making the building float on the soil ( Full Answer )
Certainly, but only if your foundation is built sturdy enough for the weight. I just visited the custom home of a nationally recognized building inspector; his home has stamped, pebbled, stained concrete throughout the upper story.
A solid slab is either solid concrete foundation or a flat solidwood door as opposed to a hollow core or a panel door.
with a jackhammer is the easiest way. You can use a demo hammer or even a sledge, but why?
transverse slab is nothing but its like a raft foundation when structure is very high so much load is transversed to footings so in order to decrease point loads forces on raft foundation or foundations transver slabs are placed it will take all the loads from all parts of frame structures and tran…sverse equally to soil ( Full Answer )
Waffle slabs are two-way spanning slabs whose beams(in two diresctions) are at very close centres whereas a ribbed slab is a one way spanning slab whose secondary beams are at very close centres, but not their primary beams.
A pan slab is a elevated concrete slab that is formed with integral beams. The slab and beams are formed with either wood or pre-engineered forms, i.e.. PERI Forms. The Pans (forms) are supported by shoring jacks, either wooden or pre-engineered metal forms of various different manufacturers. For in…-depth information, please refer to the DANSCO Web site. There you will find several methods of engineered Pan and shoring methods. Multi-story buildings are easily constructed using this method, please refer to spec section 03 31 00 Cast in Place Structural Concrete for further information on placing concrete, mix designs, and many other engineered requirements. ( Full Answer )
You could probably find someone to try it, depending on the size of the house (stories), the square footage, and a route by which the house could be moved to the new location.
No you don't need a mortar bed. if you have existing cement slab, then all you need to do is make sure to check for uneven spots, cracks and fill them in. You can also use self leveling products like levelQuick. Then your good to tile. You could have cracks later develop in your tile due to slab sti…ll settling or soil problems. There's different types of products out there to solve that problem. ( Full Answer )
as the subducting plate skins into the mantle, friction between the mantle and lithosphere will oppose plate motion.
it is a substance made of glass having 3 dimensions and is cuboid shaped. It does not deviate the light. This means that the incident and the emergent ray are parallel. The slab only produces lateral (sideways) shift or displacement.
without knowing your climate, the best would be a crawl space with a concrete slab.
sunken slab is the slab provided in toilets and bathrooms in order to conceal all the pipelines below the floor.
Slabs can be used for decorating your house and can be used as fancy type of stairs but dont elevate as high as normal stairs.
In laymen's terms, yes. Many people use the terms Slab-on-grade & Floating Slab interchangeably. However, architects, engineers, and construction workers may have a more refined interpretation. Most commonly, a Slab-on-grade construction refers to a foundation in which the a concrete slab (also m…ost commonly thickened at the perimeter) rest directly on grade (aka ground). Where as a Floating Slab foundation refers to a concrete slab resting directly on the grade independently placed within a stem wall (aka foundation wall), which extends down to the depth of the local frost line, running around the entire perimeter. The walls of the building/structure are then built upon this "stem wall". This latter type of construction creates a 'heat bubble' so that the floor is not as subject to the expansion due to frost and secures the structures walls by being supported below the frost line. ( Full Answer )
A coffer slab is a sunken ceiling panel. They are often decoratedwith moldings, carvings, or paint. The coffers are usually setbetween the beams and cross-beams.
It all depends on the ground conditions and the load of the building. The is also a little confusion around your terminology as the term 'foundation slab' is legitimate. Maybe you are referring to strip foundation versus raft foundation. There are also basement foundations which will help stif…fen the construction of a building and anchor it into the ground. ( Full Answer )
A large horizontal slab is typically placed beneath the joint at the end of a bridge approach slab that is joined to the other side of roadway pavement. It is designed to support the ends of abutting pavements with a large bearing area and additional support for the free ends of pavements.
Is there a difference in building cost per square foot if you build on an at ground slab rather than basement foundation?
Definetly less expensive to build on a slab, but you also don't get the added sq footage of the basement.