Slab-On Grade Construction

This chapter summarizes the major recommendations and practices related to slab-on-grade foundation design.

Section 4.1 summarizes design and construction practices covering the following areas: structural aspects, location of insulation, drainage, termite and wood decay control, and radon control.

Section 4.2 includes a series of alternative construction details.

Section 4.3 provides animations for selected configurations.

Section 4.4 is a checklist to be used during the design and construction of a slab-on-grade foundation.