A 1.8m deep foundation, really?

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After receiving the results of the soil study, we had to dig deep in more ways than just into the ground. Was it all over before we'd begun? It took…

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For better or worse, a soil study
Sole Terre conducting a soil study on the (future?) site of our strawbale house

For better or worse, a soil study

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With things progressing and our hopes elevated, we decided to go ahead with a soil study before signing. We've seen so many plots since this journey began, including: plots that…

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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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Questions for Stan

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Foundations Which is best? Slab on grade or vide santaire?What's the best way to insulate slab on grade?How do we ensure the slab of concrete is level? If we decide to…

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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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