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Re: Slab & Frost heaves?

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Posted by Klaus

In Reply to: Slab & Frost heaves? posted by Jim G.

I am presently building an oven in Denmark where the frost line is similar to that in New Hampshire. I thought long and hard about the foundation, since the normal wall footing in Denmark is 3 feet deep!vWhen I found out that slab foundations are common in Norway (which has a colder climate than Denmark), I decided to go for a slab on EPS - see the May building log in the link.

I certainly hope that the slab will "float" but you will have to wait a year or two for a definite answer... :-)

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