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Slab Foundation

Definition

A layer of concrete, poured over a prepared surface of soil or gravel, that supports a house or other building structure.

Things you need to know

Slab foundations provide a stable level surface for building and support the weight of walls and other construction materials.

Also known as

T-shaped, Slab On Grade (Floating), Frost-Protected

Cost Considerations

A poured slab concrete foundation typically costs $3 to $5 per square foot.

Costs vary greatly by region (and even by zip code). To get free estimates from local contractors, please indicate yours.