Monolithic slab and stem wall footer diagrams

MONOLITHIC SLAB

This is a cross section diagram of a monolithic slab.  It is commonly used for garages and slab on grade houses.

1)  Slab on grade

2)  Rebar

3)  Fill (Gravel)

4)  Native soil

5)  Footing

monolithic slab

STEM WALL FOOTER

This is a cross section of a stem wall footer.  It is commonly used as the foundation for most houses.

1)  Footer

2)  Rebar

3)  Vertical rebar

4)  Stem wall

5)  Anchor bolt

6)  Sill plate

7)  Back fill (soil)

stem wall footer diagram