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Old 06-03-2010, 11:15 AM   #1
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Small Concrete Slab

I am in the process of pouring a small 8' x 8' slab in my yard as a footing for a shed. The shed will be used for an air compressor, lawn mower, and other lawn care equipment. Should I put down a vapor barrier? Also, how much of a layer of gravel should there be under the slab?

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Small Concrete Slab

No vapour barrier. 4-6" of gravel for drainage.

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