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Monday, September 26, 2011

Padding the Floor: When to Use Building Pads and When to Use Floors?!

As a result of Luke's post and a discussion I recently had with a colleague I find myself pondering...  What is the correct method of utilizing a building pad and a concrete floor slab?

There seem to be two typicality methods of using floor slabs and building pads:

  • Using a floor and overlapping the building pad.  Typically shutting off the building pad when it can be seen.
  • Using only a building pad (set to the same properties as your floor would be) as the floor slab.
What is your method?  Let's discuss.  Comment below.