slab for kennels

Old 03-11-04, 07:55 AM
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slab for kennels

i am planning to pooour a 12 x 12 by 3 1/2 deep slab for a kennels (just chaim link) i have plenty of rebar and was going to heavily rebar this do i need a footer for this??? most have told me since no wieght on it that a footer is not needed but one guy told me without a footer the slab my slide and crack.... the soil conditions are good gravel and good drainage
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You don't need footers for a kennel slab.
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The footer tends to prevent heaving from frost. For a kennel slab you would not seem to need them.

I would use only the 4 inch mesh wire for reinforcement instead of going too far with the rebar. Once again, no real weight on the slab.

Hope this helps.

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