Little background... *8x7m room *Slope site *Will be a log cabin structure *Foundation walls up, hardcore fill in and compacted *Layers: Hardcore 10cm to 100cm, 10cm Concrete slab, 20cm Insulation, 10cm screed with underfloor heating
I am now planning the first 10cm slab pour on top of the hardcore, I am trying to work out if I should add wire mesh to this slab and if so what size?
From my research, it is suggested this is only to stop minor cracks and on well-compacted ground will not give any value. As this is the ground slab that will never be seen I am now worried about the odd crack, is the hardcore well compacted - I think so but guess there could be settlement.
Interested to hear what is common practice and the size of mesh used, if any?
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