This is an excellent video published by Barstow Construction. After demolishing the old house, excavating the lot to clear clay, and backfilling with 1' of recycled sand - we are ready to start our foundation for the new house... Here is how we do it!.
There are three main foundation types: full basement, crawlspace, and slab-on grade. Different types are popular in different parts of the country, with reasons that include ground conditions and local market expectations.