All foundations have to have footings

From: Dale

I'm starting a 2000 ft remodel in NM. It seems all the houses here just set on a slab without a poured concrete footing just sitting flat on the ground is this a good idea?

Hi Dale,
It may look as if there is no footing, but all foundations have to have footings... Read more

Here are the three types of "slab" foundations. Images Courtesy of

Frost Protected

Poured Slab

Slab-on-grade foundation