When pouring concrete, rapid set-up and drying can ruin your day. The warmer the day, the greater the danger of a quick set.
RAFT FOOTING AND MAT FOUNDATION: 2 WAYS TO SAY THE SAME THING
The terms "raft footing" and "mat foundation" describe the same type of building foundation.
FOUNDATION FOOTING SYSTEMS: GRADE BEAM VS. SPREAD FOOTING
When thinking of the system that supports houses or commercial buildings, most people think it begins with foundation. But even a foundation system needs a foundation, so the very first element when preparing the vertical support scheme is the foundation footer.