I am in the design part of my barn remodel.
I have a few problems:
1. current uneven interior cement slab
2. cracked foundation in places, moving out about 2 inches along with
How do I stabilize this?? It has been recommended that I pull out
the current 4 inch slab and redo the cement slab in the whole barn and
stabilize the foundation with rebar.
I'd like to go as cheap as possible and I am totally in love with the
idea of laying an earthen/adobe floor.
This would be fine with the uneven foundation as I can just lay it
level with crushed rock and tamp it down and then lay my cob/adobe
mixture over the top. But then, the question comes up; how will I
build stable interior walls? Can you screw treated lumber into the
current cement and then shim it straight and build the interior walls
Do I need to stabilize my foundation? any other ideas besides pulling
the current slab and stabilizing with rebar and a fresh coat of
Thanks for any ideas,