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1. Building on slab vs. crawl space vs. basement? Advantages / disadvantage
Building on slab vs. crawl space vs. basement? Advantages / disadvantage There are many different issues to consider when it comes to the choice of a basement, crawl space, or a slab foundation for your new home. In many parts of the country full basements will be the norm, while others will have slab foundations and still others will have crawl spaces. One of the fundamental items is what do your neighbours have? If you are planning a crawl space, and all of your neighbours have basements, your house may be more difficult to sell unless you are prepared to lower the price. This is simply a value / price perception issue since many people feel that having a full basement gives them more room even if it is used only for storage purposes. Read more
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Published On : 04-23-2005
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