Jul 15 2012

Building Foundation

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Foundation – the foundation of your home, in fact, it appears the main support structure of the house. Bookmark With a solid foundation to begin any construction. Only able to provide a solid foundation to your home life Strip foundations are used in the construction of buildings with heavy walls (concrete, stone, brick) and heavy beams. Tape laying the foundations for all interior and exterior walls of the capital, with This cross-sectional shape is the same along the entire perimeter of the foundation. Strip foundations are usually built in two ways. In the first case (the base of small burial) ladle dredge or by hand in the ground digging trenches. Then, the side walls of the trenches is laid roofing felt (or other waterproofing material).

Then on the bottom of the trench backfilled sand and gravel, and then into a trench filled with concrete. In this embodiment, small amount of soil from the underground, provided for the engineering equipment is removed by hand. The second method of making a more traditional strip foundation. When the house provided the basement, first dig ditch, then made the necessary configuration formwork, which is poured concrete. The foundation is dumping sand and gravel. The foundation serves at least 30 cm above the ground.

You must perform a qualitative exterior waterproofing and interior vapor barrier (in the case of the heated basement). The above-ground part and underground part of the upper layer can be executed masonry brick, stone or concrete blocks. Outside, the foundation must be well insulated. Recommendations for the use of eco building strip foundation is expedient in the presence of a basement in the house (basement deep bedding). Dignity. Can be done without heavy construction machinery (shallow foundations). Disadvantages. Strip foundations deep bedding is more expensive. It requires sealing, insulation, increased attention to the elimination of thermal bridges. Requires protection against radon. Remarks. To improve the thermal insulation tape around the perimeter of the foundation of eco home runs horizontal insulation. Sometimes the foundation make void, and voids filled with insulation.

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