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Tacoma Concrete Slabs - Machine & Generator Slabs

Tacoma slabs

A small slab foundation is a layer of concrete, generally poured out over a prepared surface of soil or gravel, upon which a generator or machine sits. More appropriate to climates where ground freezing and thawing, and the associated soil movement, are not of particular concern, slabs are nevertheless anchored into the ground securely to prevent structural damage from environmental causes such as severe weather or shifting of the soil.

Beside providing a stable, flat, and level surface for a generator or machine, a slab's purpose is to comfortably hold much of the weight that's placed upon it. For example, many generators and machines are heavy and without a foundation of some sort to rest upon, they would not only sink into the soil to some extent, but would also respond to the soil's every movement. This is one reason that the soil underneath small slab foundations must be prepared before the concrete is poured. For example, the soil will usually be leveled and overlaid with gravel and moisture barriers. The thickness of the foundation is calculated based upon a number of factors, including the anticipated load the slab will bear.

If you are looking for a concrete slab for a generator, machine or anything else, give us a call today and see what we can do for you!  253-531-6444


Bay Concrete Construction, Inc. Provides These Detailed Services in Tacoma & The Surrounding Areas:

  • Pea Gravel
  • Concrete Driveways
  • Concrete Machine Pits
  • Concrete Retaining Walls
  • Stamped Concrete
  • Concrete Grade Beams
  • Concrete Sidewalks
  • Concrete Truck Wells
  • Concrete Bollards
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete Trenches
  • Concrete Curbs & Gutters

 

We Install Custom Concrete Slabs in the Following Areas of Washington:

Tacoma| Gig Harbor | Federal Way | Olympia | Seattle | Puyallup | Kent | Auburng | Parkland | Spanaway | Des Moines | Lakewood | University Place | South Hill | Renton | Kitsap County | Pierce County | Thurston County | King County

If you are looking for a professional and experienced Tacoma concrete contractor, then please call 253-531-6444.