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 important question, in terms of future home sale value, is what do your neighbors have?
Once you’ve picked your perfect house plan, it’s time to decide whether you should invest in 2x4 or 2x6 home construction. Do the benefits of using 2x6 wall studs outweigh the additional cost? We’re here to lay out the pros and cons of this crucial decision.