Granny Flats and Monolithic Slabs

Monolithic Slabs for Granny Flat Construction With a monolithic slab, the slab and the footing are one and the same, with the footing (at the perimeter of the slab and under any load -bearing walls) being “turned down” a lilttle deeper than the floor area. The footing is set up and poured at the same time as[…]

Granny Flats and Soil Tests

Soil Testing for Granny Flat Construction Introduction A variety of problems may arise in the construction of new homes, granny flats and extensions. Issues for many existing homes could have been avoided if a thorough site investigation and soil testing was conducted prior to construction. Since the mid 1990’s all new house developments have been[…]