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Old 2009-07-22, 02:43 PM
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Question Sloping Concrete Pad in Garage?

So I suppose it's normal to slope the concrete pad that makes up the floor of the garage? As you can see, there seems to be quite a downward slope to ours, towards the door. Is this to facilitate drainage of any water run-off or if the door were left open and rain were to enter?

Or perhaps I'm completely off-base on this one?

Any insight would be interesting!
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Old 2009-07-22, 02:48 PM
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drainage. they don't have a drain i the garage more then likely.
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Old 2009-07-22, 03:00 PM
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Nothing wrong with that, looks pretty drastic from the street, but it looks like only 6" rise over a 20ft run... so 2.5%, very normal.
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Old 2009-07-22, 04:33 PM
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Perfect. Thanks guys. Makes perfect sense - I just wasn't aware that they did this.
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Old 2009-07-22, 04:51 PM
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looks pretty good actually. is that sprayfoam between the foam boards? nice to see a steel post holding up the porch not just a couple of 2x4s...
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Old 2009-07-22, 05:02 PM
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looks pretty good actually. is that sprayfoam between the foam boards? nice to see a steel post holding up the porch not just a couple of 2x4s...
Yeah we were happy about that too. I had only even seen the finished column on the models, so it was hard to tell what was inside.

All of the joints and cracks inside and out appear to have been spray-foamed at this point which was also nice to see.
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