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Old 01-30-2008, 04:53 PM   #1
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Does a garage REALLY need a slab?

I have a need for a detached garage off my crushed bluestone driveway at my house. In an effort to reduce costs as much as possible, I am wondering how much I might save if I built it with posts with tube foundations, rather than on a standard 4" slab. Are there any savings? Are posts more work? Is a slab really mandatory? Comments?

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Old 01-30-2008, 05:21 PM   #2
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Does a garage REALLY need a slab?

Without a slab you'd have a pole barn. It all depends on your individual needs.

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Old 01-30-2008, 06:31 PM   #3
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Does a garage REALLY need a slab?

As he said. I would at least pour a perimeter curb to allow the walls to seal out the elements.
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