Sandra Scallan, Reichel, Claudette Hanks |
6/9/2005 8:22:11 PM
LaHouse exhibits alternative raised foundation systems for flood hazard areas.
Crawl space foundation with flood vents within 1 foot of grade -- to allow floodwater entry to equalize water pressure on foundation during a flood.
Pier and beam raised foundation system -- least cost, traditional wisdom of the past.
Crawlspace stem walls are built on footings.
Pier foundation is good choice for coastal areas
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