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I admit it: I had to Google "rat slab".

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A rat slab is a very thin layer of non-structural concrete poured over the dirt floor of a basement or crawlspace. As the name implies, it is intended primarily to prevent the intrusion of pests into the area below a building.
https://www.quora.com/What-is-a-rat-slab
     
     
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I admit it: I had to Google "rat slab".

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Also known as a mud slab, yeah. It just provides a nice flat, stable area to place rebar on. Obviously its not for keeping out pests in this case
     
     
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I admit it: I had to Google "rat slab".

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https://www.quora.com/What-is-a-rat-slab
I've got a rat slab going on in a house in Pismo Beach right now! Contractor had to explain it to the homeowner as well....
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I've got a rat slab going on in a house in Pismo Beach right now! Contractor had to explain it to the homeowner as well....
I've only heard it once, when my architect was discussing my basement floor with a contractor. I exclaimed, "It's not working!"
     
     
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Old Posted Apr 27, 2018, 11:47 PM
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^^^looks like a nice clean job site "pre-rat", I think that is a great new technical term that needs to be adopted!
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I've only heard it once, when my architect was discussing my basement floor with a contractor. I exclaimed, "It's not working!"
Yeah, I'm not a huge fan of the rat slab, I tend to over think it and want to put rebar or at least wire mesh in the concrete to limit cracking. Its really only intended to cover the dirt and keep it clean...
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A tower crane went up this weekend, I'm assuming there will be at least one more to go up...
     
     
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A tower crane went up this weekend, I'm assuming there will be at least one more to go up...
Aaaannndd the second one's going up this weekend
     
     
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All we need is photo evidence to have this switched from a proposal to construction.
     
     
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[IMG]1500-1580 Mission Street by viewguysf, on Flickr[/IMG]

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^^Don't we have to show poured concrete to convice the powers that be? I'm pretty sure it has been but it's hard to see into that hole.
     
     
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^^Don't we have to show poured concrete to convice the powers that be? I'm pretty sure it has been but it's hard to see into that hole.
You gotta hop the fence or bring a big ladder!?
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^^Don't we have to show poured concrete to convice the powers that be? I'm pretty sure it has been but it's hard to see into that hole.
It's U/C my friend works right next door and has a pretty good view, he's been doing a time lapse with his Snapchat haha. Concrete has been poured on the entire site that's been excavated.
     
     
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It's U/C my friend works right next door and has a pretty good view, he's been doing a time lapse with his Snapchat haha. Concrete has been poured on the entire site that's been excavated.
Yep...SF Public Works posted these shots on Twitter:
https://twitter.com/sfpublicworks/st...73585917022208
     
     
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I don't think we've seen this rendering:


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I really like this.
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