Tips for Contractors

Suspended slab garages are easy to include and maintain if done correctly. Here are some common questions contractors have asked me over the past 15 years:

  • How do I waterproof the garage floor to prevent water leaking into the finished space below?
  • If I set the spandeck down in a foundation shelf, my ceiling height in the room below is too low. What can I do?
  • Where do I need to place joints in the topping slab?
  • Can I core-drill through the spandeck slab?
  • How do I get a flue or plumbing pipes through the spandeck slabs?
  • How do I finish the ceiling below the spandeck?
  • How do I get heat runs or other utilities into the space beneath the spandeck?
  • Can I Place window or door openings in the foundation bearing wall?
  • What money-saving tips can I offer my owners?