The base was installed in an afternoon, complete with gaps at the edge for an insulated slab connection to be installed later by the Main Contractor.
The finished house
getting a level base is key to getting level concrete
Set the edge first
With this much insulation no one will have cold feet
Boards are laid in a staggered pattern to avoid straight joints
The base is completed in the day ready for dpm, mesh and concrete
The reinforcement is placed ready to concrete. the Slab replaces both the trench fill and the ground floor and needs to be stiff enough to resist and potential ground problems.
the concrete slab is finished ready to take a painted finish