Advantages And Disadvantages Of Erecting Your Building

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Delay in construction schedule can be avoided when using concrete slabs for your foundations. Concrete slabs require less time to cure and dry when compared to the basement type foundation. https://coastalkerbandconcreting.com.au/concrete-slabs/

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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Erecting Your Building On A Concrete Slab:

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Erecting Your Building On A Concrete Slab

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A concrete slab is a flat, horizontal surface entirely made of cast concrete and has found its way into the foundations of every building you can think of. Shopping malls, skyscrapers, residential homes, even dams. Compared to the crawlspace and basement foundations, the concrete slab foundation helps preserve your building from foundation degradation elements. Mould, compressed microbe filled airspaces underneath your building amongst other agents which will be mentioned in this post are some of the things concrete slabs don’t permit . In this blog post, we would be making the advantages as well as disadvantages of using concrete slabs known to you.

Advantages of using concrete slabs :

Advantages of using concrete slabs It takes less time to dry Delay in construction schedule can be avoided when using concrete slabs for your foundations. Concrete slabs require less time to cure and dry when compared to the basement type foundation.  Though the drying time could vary significantly if built improperly. Hire us and you don’t have to worry about that.

Protection from pests and microbes. :

Protection from pests and microbes. Wood-chewing insects are stopped right in their tracks once they notice they aren’t any soft, juicy wood to munch on. This goes a long way in protecting your house from potential collapse in the not too far future.  Concrete also has the famous reputation of being very durable, resisting attacks from flood, fire and the likes. Making it the best option for a strong foundation.

It’s high resistance to natural hazards :

It’s high resistance to natural hazards Leaking gas from basement type foundations as well as damage from flooding are all minimized with the use of concrete slabs for your foundations.  This sure reduces the chances of the destruction of lives and property by a bunch.  Fewer steps Houses built on concrete slabs have fewer steps which help physically disabled people get around the house more easily. Fewer steps easy accessibility to rooms and more fun around the house.

It costs less:

It costs less It generally costs you less money to build a concrete slab foundation for your house. This is simply because you don’t have to pay a professional builder to carve a sophisticated basement out of the solid rock. Why go through all the trouble when you can just erect your building on a concrete slab and still get better benefits than the crawl-spaced or basement counterpart. Our team of professional builders are always ready to offer their services on your preferences.

Disadvantages of using concrete slabs :

Disadvantages of using concrete slabs Pests can still enter through walls Access into the house from through the slabs is denied by the toughness of the concrete slabs . However, this doesn’t necessarily mean bugs can’t gain access through the walls.  Making use of quality material during building help reduce chances of infestation and we can help you with just that.  Ductwork needs insulation Ductwork runs through the ground-floor ceiling so it would be advisable to thoroughly insulate them to keep their proper temperature. 

Cracks :

Cracks This is a major disadvantage to be on the lookout for. If not noticed on time, it can lead to the unfortunate collapse of the entire house. Earthquakes, soil displacement, frozen land among other causes contribute greatly to this problem. Likelihood of uneven flooring Uneven flooring can only occur if you have your concrete slabs installed by frauds. In order to minimize the chances of this happening, do ensure you employ specialized builders.

No extra space :

No extra space This is one major advantage crawlspace and basement foundations have over concrete slab foundations. However, if you’re fine with having an attic instead of a basement all things being equal, this shouldn’t be a problem at all . Some people find it unfitting  Obviously , this should be a problem of preference. You always have the power to make a choice of how you want your building to look like. If you find concrete slabs not suited for your aesthetic taste, then you can go for other options. Disclaimer : This is a generic Information & post; content about the services can be changed from time to time as per your requirements and contract. To get the latest and updated information, contact us today or visit our website.

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Contact Us: Contact Coastal Kerb and Concrete in Central Coast, Newcastle & Hunter Address Central Coast, Newcastle & Hunter Region Phone number 0414 399 240 E-mail address [email protected] https://coastalkerbandconcreting.com.au/

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