Spec PlanC: Foundation

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Spec Plan-C defines the type of foundation: slab, crawl space or basement. Make sure to use quality materials to prevent cracking and water seepage.

 

spec planning: foundation

Spec Plan C: Foundation

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The foundation is the most critical part of your construction. So hire the best.

Types of foundations:

 

Issues:

 

More Foundation Information

 

Visit our Home Improvement Showcase for information and product ideas on foundation systems:

view foundation directory

 

Check framing building codes:

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spec planning: foundation

Getting Started

Step 1: develop the plan

  • take a completed draft of the foundation spec sheet to your architect or planner, who will can customize a remodeling plan or revise an existing plan that meets your specs.
  • use your spec sheet and floor plan to bid the construction project out to contractors
    foundation spec sheet

 

Step 2: get required building permits

 

Step 3: find pre-screened contractors and other service providers

view foundation constractors

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Helpful Tools

Some helpful forms for making remodeling decisions:

home improvement guide
home remodeling checklist
remodeling specification sheet
contractor evaluation form