Foundations for Building a New Home Waffle Slab

Foundations for sloping blocks when building a home

Understanding Foundations for down slope blocks when building on a steep site Foundations in down slope homes can be a bit more challenging than an up slope home. The foundation system to be used will be influenced by the grade of the slope. It is not unusual to have a combination of different foundation systems …

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Up slope luxury custom home. built by Renamark Homes in Valley Lake - Niddrie

Building on an Upslope Block

A typical upslope home Some challenges when Building on an upslope block. Building on an upslope block you will be faced with a different set of challenges to a down slope block. An upslope block will rise up from the front to the rear of the site. In this scenario you generally will walk up to …

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The Barwon | Custom Built Variation | Double Storey Range

Building on a down slope block

Building on a down slope block can be challenging When building on a down slope block the first thing to consider is the degree of slope that you will have to deal with. Generally the steeper the block the more challenging the building will be. A down slope block goes downhill when looking at it from the …

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up slope site with digger levelling out slope

Building on a sloping site

Understanding the Challenges of Building on a Sloping Site Building on a sloping site is both a problem and a gift. The problem is that it adds complexity and therefore cost to the project. The gift; when you’ve finished you’ll have a much more interesting home that sometimes lends itself to views that others won’t …

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