Footings and Foundations in House Building

Footings and Foundations in House Building

The foundations of a house will, for the lifetime of the building, probably never be seen again once the house is built, and being out of site means out of mind, but nevertheless, the foundations are a vital part of the construction.

The foundations are what transfer the weight of the building safely and evenly out into the ground and support the weight of the walls and roof, and give a sound base on which to build.

Types of foundations vary with the size, shape and mass of the proposed construction, Continue reading “Footings and Foundations in House Building”