FoundationsSlabs, Footers, Stem Walls and Finishing Options
If your project requires a new or expanded foundation, CRA has you covered from the ground up.
Each project starts from the ground up. When expanding your cage or enclosed patio, a foundation must be made to support your outdoor structure. If you’re seeking Sarasota pavers to be part of your cage foundation, you’ve come to the right place. As with most construction, the quality of this foundation predicates the overall quality of the project. Typically, there are three types of foundation associated with most projects.
Concrete Slab – a 4” thick monolithic slab is poured and used as the foundation for screen enclosures. This concrete is common for smaller lanai screen rooms and expansion projects when it can withstand all county weight-pressure standards. CRA then offers you a variety of decorative options including special finishes, paints, and textures. Tile or pavers are a very popular option and usually applied over your slab.
Footers – used when a larger cage is built that requires more foundational strength, typically in conjunction with a concrete pad but sometimes without. Footers are made with form boards creating an 8” x 8” spacing and reinforced with a floating steel bar.
Stem Wall – used in conjunction with concrete pads and footers when the job site requires extra fortification, or it is on a gradient slope.
The experts at CRA will help you determine what foundation is best for you and guide you through all of your aesthetic finishing options. No two properties are completely identical, so you will appreciate our recommendations based on 25 years of experience. All phases of construction are under our roof so your project will be smooth and hassle free from start to finish.
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Call one of our specialists to explore your options for expanding your outdoor enclosure and for pavers for your foundation. Learn why CRA is the leader in Florida for everything aluminum in both residential and commercial construction. Superior products and expert service from industry experts doesn’t have to cost more. From Tampa to Naples, CRA has you and your favorite things covered!