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This follow-up article to "Mudsill Layout for a Complex Foundation" describes techniques for framing the first-floor deck.
There are two good sources for designing frost-protected shallow foundations (FPSFs).
Reduced excavation and forming time make ICFs a cost-effective way to build a frost-protected slab-on-grade or crawlspace.
When a compromised island setting requires moving not one, but four, massive structures, the logistical challenges are daunting and the process is nothing short of impressive.
When it comes to laying out a complex foundation, attention to detail makes the rest of the house easier to frame.
How do you protect the footing and foundation from frost in a very cold climate that has a doorway in the foundation for a walk out?
Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site.
Best practices for insulating a foundation.
Contractors weigh in on the advantages of helical piles over concrete tubes,in this thread from 2012.
As work heats up along U.S. coastlines to meet new flood elevations,contractors are jumping in to get new work elevating houses. Reports of dropped houses abound, but one Long Island builder has figured out how to do it right.
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