When the foundation pit is dug, install a drainage pipe . She must drain water from the walls to the drain well.
Further at the bottom, formwork for the basement floor is collected. The soil surface in the formwork is covered with mats, leveling the surface and increasing the waterproofing. On top of this layer is placed a reinforcing mesh with cells ten by ten centimeters. If such reinforcement is not used, then the basement floor will be unnecessarily fragile, which will reduce the period of its service.
Further, the creation of a basement base with his own hands under the house of foam blocks continues casting concrete. The most convenient will be the use of a concrete mixer with a feed hose. In this case, it remains only to lead the sleeve and evenly pour the concrete on the grid, and then level it. (more…)