Asheville Builder uses Superior Wall Foundation for moderate mountain lots

Superior Walls foundations feature patented, insulated, precast concrete wall panels that are formed in a factory-controlled setting and delivered to the new home job site, where the panels are lifted into position with a crane and carefully bolted together and sealed. The walls are custom-designed and built to virtually any architectural style, complete with window and door openings.Superior Walls

Superior Walls foundations are dry, using a special low water/cement ratio concrete that requires no additional dampproofing.  They are warm, with full-length insulation built in to increase energy efficiency. Superior Walls high strength 5000+ psi concrete is reinforced with steel rebar and polypropylene fibers for added strength and performance. The wall panels also feature convenient features like built-in accesses for wiring and stud facings for easy drywall installation with screws. Another important feature for builders is the speed of installation. A typical home foundation can be installed in less than one day. For more information click here:

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President Sean Sullivan “Understanding your Foundations”

Choosing the foundation for your mountain home requires paying attention to good counsel. Most people and even many builders have no idea how important these choices are for building in the mountains. In this video, Sean addresses the three key components to determine the best kind of foundation for your project. First, topography. Your topography should dictate what type of foundation system you should consider. Secondly, structure is the foundation system and could include cinder block. superior walls, poured walls or ICF’s (Insulated Concrete Form). Lastly, topography and structure of your lot will dictate how you are going to use the home. Some items to consider will be the driveway approach the location of the garage, whether your foundation will include a basement, crawl or slab.

 

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