The typical single-family home can weigh anywhere from 80,000 to 160,000 pounds. Foundations provide a solid base for a home’s weight, help to ensure the house stays level and provides a base for construction to take place. Foundations matter, and so does the material that they’re made of. Here’s a closer look at both, starting with materials and why they matter.
Before buying or constructing your dream home, it’s important to be familiar with foundations to help you better understand how to prevent damage or make necessary repairs. Let’s start with materials and why they matter. “Click here to read.”