The foundation of your new home is a mighty thing. It has to carry an average load of 50 tons and disperse that weight into the ground surrounding the basement. But where foundations are concerned, there’s another, equally powerful element at play: water.
In the construction of a new home, virtually nothing is more important than the quality of the foundation upon which that house will be built. Not the walls. Not the roof. Certainly not the windows. The foundation is the key to the entire home.
Building a new home is more than just an exciting undertaking. It’s the culmination of dreams. To keep those dreams from becoming nightmares, you need to take some proactive measures as you work at designing your home.
Transforming a plot of untamed land into the site of an actual home is no small undertaking. It requires the use of a lot of heavy—and expensive—equipment and it always creates a certain amount of mess.