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One of the most important factors of constructing a house is its foundation. The foundation does more than just provide a stable base, it locks out moisture, acts as an effective insulation against the cold, and resists any movement of the top soil. There are different kinds of foundations available in the market today and the particular type you choose will depend on the home, soil, and weather conditions of the project.

BLOCK AND PAD FOUNDATION

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Block and pad foundations, mainly made of wood, are placed under structures in order to provide support for the home.

Homes: Manufactured

Benefits:

  • Economical with quick installation time
  • Great to use as a foundation for temporary structures or in areas with difficult terrain
  • Budget friendly

SCREW / CONCRETE PILE FOUNDATION

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A pile foundation consists of concrete or screws that are drilled into the ground so that the home can be supported on top of them.

Homes: RTM, 24’, Manufactured, Modular

Benefits:

  • Minimal site disturbance
  • Great to install at sites with limited access or high groundwater conditions

CRAWLSPACE FOUNDATION

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A crawlspace is a type of basement where the height may be as little as one foot and the floor is often soil. Crawlspaces offer convenient access to pipes, substructures, and a variety of other areas that may be difficult or expensive to access otherwise.

Homes: RTM, 24’, Modular

Benefits:

  • Provide space for and easier access to utilities
  • Built in short amount of time
  • Good option when the added space of a basement is not needed

BASEMENT FOUNDATION

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A basement is an easy way to add value and more square footage to your home. There are three types of basement foundations: ICF (insulated concrete foundation), poured concrete, and PWF wood foundation.

Homes: RTM, 24’, Modular

Benefits:

  • More square footage with the same footprint
  • Energy efficient