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Where is a foundation in a house?

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A house’s foundation is always located under the house itself. A foundation is the load-bearing portion of a home and is usually built below ground, though different types are built at different locations under a home. For instance, a basement foundation is built at least eight feet deep into the ground under the house to create living space below the ground level of the home. A crawl space foundation is built under a shallow trench beneath your home—typically between two and five feet deep. A slab foundation, also known as a monolithic or monoslab foundation, simply lays flat against the ground under your home. Pier and beam foundations also rest on the ground, but elevate the home using piers, typically about two feet off the ground.

What are the types of foundations for homes?

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  • Basement Foundations: Also called a full basement foundation or a daylight basement, a basement foundation is one of the most popular types of foundations. One of the appeals of a basement foundation is that it offers additional living space under the home. A daylight basement typically includes windows to let natural light into the space. This type of foundation allows for homeowners to maximize the footprint of their home by offering a finished living space.
  • Concrete Slab Foundations: Also called a slab, monolithic, or monoslab foundation, this type of foundation is essentially a poured concrete slab that rests on the ground under your home. It’s typically one single piece and is relatively easy and inexpensive to build.
  • Crawlspace Foundations: This type of foundation provides just enough space under a home for a person to crawl around in to access plumbing or wiring, or store equipment such as a furnace.
  • Wood Foundations: These types of foundations are less common, though they were a popular choice in the mid 20th-Century. A wood foundation is typically made of pest and mold-resistant wood, like cedar or redwood. They are easy to install, though they aren’t as long-lasting as concrete foundations. Wood foundations are not ideal for climates that see a lot of rain and snow, as they must be built on very dry soil.
  • Pier and Beam Foundations: These foundations, which are common in coastal areas, use piers and beams to lift a house off the ground. Also known as pier and post or pier and pile foundations, the aim of pier and beam foundations is to support a home that is built on sand or soil that is prone to flooding, erosion, or ground shifts. A structural engineer needs to oversee the building of a pier and beam foundation to ensure its structural integrity.

How much does a foundation repair cost?

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The typical cost to repair a foundation is between $2,200 and $7,500, though most homeowners pay around $4,800. The price of a foundation repair depends on the extent of damage. Major repairs that require the use of hydraulic piers can cost $10,000 or more, while minor cracks can run as low as $500. Fixing a leaky foundation by sealing it costs between $2,300 and $7,300.

What is the strongest foundation for a house?

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Concrete foundations that are reinforced with steel plinth and beams are considered to be the strongest type of foundation—especially on lots with loose or muddy soil. This type of foundation uses a reinforced concrete beam built between the wall and the foundation. Homes built in areas that are prone to flooding or earthquakes also benefit from a foundation that contains steel plinth and beams.

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Recent Job Requests for Foundation Contractors in Covington, LA

  • Project: Waterproof a Basement or Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 07/18/22
    Kind of Foundation: Poured concrete slab foundation
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: Wanting to waterproof garage door. Door in good condition. Concrete floor has a 2" lip door sits in. Bottom seals old and worn, side seals in pretty good shape. Extreme rains have brought water within 12 ft of the door. Keeps getting worse. Filled front yard creating dam to channel flood waters from street to a pond in my back yard around my home. This is fine but only works if my garage door is water proof 6-12 inches at the bottom.
  • Project: Install Basement Surface Drainage Channels
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 06/22/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
  • Project: Install a New Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 05/19/22
    Structural drawings exist for project: No
    Type of Foundation: Poured concrete slab foundation
    Purpose of Foundation: Foundation for addition or small structure
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: two pads one for gencrac generator and one pad for 500gallon propane tank
  • Project: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 05/14/22
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for
  • Project: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 04/07/22
    Presence of Water: No
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Comment: Looking at buying a house that has flooded two times, would like to see how much it cost to raise it.
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 03/29/22
    Nature of Project: Installation of new drainage system
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 03/28/22
    Presence of Water: No
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: More than 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
  • Project: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 12/31/21
    Damage Repair Type: Foundation is settling and needs to be raised
    Presence of Water: No
    Location: Home/Residence
    Covered by Insurance: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: 10' x 12' Tuff Shed outbuilding needs to be raised approx 8" to avoid flooding. There building is currently sitting on a dirt footing.
  • Project: Install or Replace Foundation Drains
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 12/09/21
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: I would like to get an estimate for drainage replacements
  • Project: Install a New Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 11/02/21
    Structural drawings exist for project: No
    Type of Foundation: Poured concrete slab foundation
    Purpose of Foundation: Foundation for addition or small structure
    Location: Home/Residence
    Historical Work: No
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Property Owner: Yes
    Are you interested in financing?: No
    Comment: 20x60' concrete pad to support a metal RV carport. Will par a 38' 5th wheel RV on the pad (12,000 loaded weight)
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 09/22/21
    Damage Repair Type: Foundation cracked or broken
    Presence of Water: Don't Know
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: 1 - 2 weeks
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
  • Project: Repair a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 09/18/21
    Damage Repair Type: Foundation cracked or broken
    Presence of Water: Don't Know
    Location: Home/Residence
    Financing Requested: No
    Desired Completion Date: Within 1 week
    Request Stage: Ready to Hire
    Comment: The house is brick with a cracked slab. The outside end of the house has a crack from the slab to the roof. There is floor damage in the house,
  • Project: Raise a Concrete Foundation
    Location: Covington, LA
    Date: 09/09/21
    Location: Home/Residence
    Desired Completion Date: Timing is flexible
    Request Stage: Planning & Budgeting
    Property Owner: Yes

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