The most important and crucial factor to increase your building's longevity and safety is to have a strong foundation.
Here are some useful points for a strong foundation
- It is highly advised to get the soil testing done prior to designing the building foundation
- The foundation should be done on the firm soil and should have a minimum depth of 1.2m from the actual ground level
- To transfer the load safely to the ground, the foundation area should be significant.
- Before excavation, it's very important to mark the construction location and the foundation size as the area of same depends on the load-carrying capacity of the soil.