Residential Construction Foundation Quick-Card Based on the 2018 IRC

$7.95

A good building starts with a great foundation! This handy 6-page guide cover the basics of this critical step in residential construction. Great for contractors, property owners... anyone who needs a quick overview of the basics involved in this key building phase.



Weight 0.1000
ISBN 978-1-62270-200-8
Page Count 6
Author Builder's Book, Inc.
Publisher Builder's Book Inc.
Dimensions 8-1/2 x 11

A good building starts with a great foundation! This handy 6-page guide cover the basics of this critical step in residential construction. Great for contractors, property owners... anyone who needs a quick overview of the basics involved in this key building phase.

Features:

  • Properties of Soils - Unified Soil Classification System
  • Soil Types
  • Presumptive Load-Bearing Values of Foundation Materials
  • Footings
  • Footings - Minimum Size & Minimum Depth
  • Minimum Width & Thickness for Concrete Footings for Light-Frame Construction
  • Foundation Clearance from Slopes
  • Footing Reinforcement
  • Foundation & Retaining Walls
  • Plain Masonry Foundation Walls
  • Lap Splice & Tension Development Lengths
  • Wood Foundation Walls
  • Plywood Grade and Thickness for Wood Foundation Construction
  • Under-Floor Space
  • Foundation Drainage
  • Dampproofing & Waterproofing

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