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gogirlm71

11:42AM | 05/14/07
Member Since: 05/13/07
1 lifetime posts
Our plan is to build a 2 story 20'x30' garage with storage upstairs. My husband wants to put the garage on a 6" concrete pad which I feel will eventually crack and cause foundation problems. I prefer a block foundation. Which would be best? We live in western New York.

Glenn Good

09:45AM | 05/21/07
Member Since: 09/10/03
314 lifetime posts
The slab is fine but the edge of the slab should be thickened and turned down into the ground onto a stable compacted sub grade that is below the frost line to prevent heave.

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