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Three main types of roofs, four types of wall, and four types of foundation are shown here. They may be used in any combination so different foundations, walls, and roofs can appear together.

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Basements are Built on Concrete Slabs with Walls
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Types of Foundation: Basement

Basements are usually built on a concrete slab, and a basement is actually a taller version of a slab. A footing is poured and foundation walls are constructed of poured concrete. Or a concrete block can be set on top.



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