Footings & waterproofing foundation wall

Research a product called  "Fast Foot". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q35o3hrmYKA More about "Fast Foot" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeCfgPP6_eI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKQCN0_ILRk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjvgEH4ptV8 Check out "Dave Osland" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXz8LJhCVqM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QsbTG0pPZZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44IkVBVJS2U Further information about waterproofing foundation wall https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-K04hoNWFV0 Document on…

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How to Reinforce a Wood-Framed House in a Seismic Zone

Some info here which gives some info about securing the two floors together under the heading, "Anchoring systems of shear walls." http://www.huettemann-holz.de/application/files/2114/4663/3792/Earthquake_Flyer.pdf Hold down straps available from here (UK company.) https://www.tradecounteronline.co.uk/simpson-strong-tie-stainless-steel-timber-frame-hold-down-strap/

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Choosing the Right Type of Foundation

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Slab vs. vide sanitaire? Discussion here along with info on how to layer with the moisture barrier and insulation. https://www.ecohome.net/guides/2370/slab-on-grade-or-foundation-and-basement/ Some other useful articles here: Radiant Heat in a Slab…

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Foundation cement

Just asking for some very rough quotes for the cost of cement at http://www.toupie-beton.net/article/dosage-beton-14 Assuming we have a depth of 60cm (this is only guess work at the moment), we have…

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Etude de Sol

Links to companies carrying out the Etude de Sol sol-foundation.fr Modern house (Jean Pierre) used this companyhttps://www.ginger-cebtp.com/notre-expertise/etude-de-sol/

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Foundation types and construction

Information on types of foundation & construction 3 main types of foundation Slabe on grade videos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stOvOxIDRYo Stego wrap featured in this video is $454.50 per roll. A roll is 14ft …

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