Type of Barn / Building Size Function Cost FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING A BUILDING
3 BASIC SYSTEMS IN CONSTRUCTION It always starts from the ground up A.Foundations B.Framing C.Roofing
KEY TERMS Foundation – It is what the building rest on Footer – Must support the weight of the entire building
TYPES OF FOUNDATINS 1. Slab 2. Floating Slab 3. Craw Space 4. Footer Pads 5. Basements
FOUNDATION TYPES Slab Footer with a concrete floor. Utilities go through the walls & ceilings Can run pipes under slap Floating Slab No Footer Built for sheds or buildings with not much weight
FOUNDATION TYPES Crawl Space 18-24 Gap between the gravel base & the floor joist Tile in gravel to divert excess water Utilities can be ran through crawl space Basements / Cellars 8-10 deep Adds sq ft to the home – cheaper to heat and cool Most basements have a sump pump to divert water around footers. Walls are water proofed with black sealant (outside Gravel Backfill
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