David Allen Coe once said “It is not the beauty of a building you should look at; it’s the construction of the foundation that will stand the test of time.”
What exactly is the foundation?
A foundation the base structure of a building which should be done properly to distribute the weight of a new building and provide a firm footing. If the foundation has errors, the entire building/project would have to shut down because there will be many safety concerns.
Laying the right foundation of a building is as crucial as learning how to drive a car before actually driving one; if not done properly, the consequences can be severe. How to make sure you’re doing it right? Let us help you out!
- Whenever you are picking a site, pay special attention to the soil conditions! Some soil conditions can result in the need of special foundation depending on the soil properties.
- Excavation work is extremely important- you should survey the plot carefully. Make sure your contractor knows exact how much to excavate and what process to employ. Find a contractor and look at his sample works.
- Always look into the right anti termite treatment and get it done because termites can cause major damage in the future!
- Learn about the types of foundations and the entire process. This way you can stay informed about what is going on.