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How We Work

Working closely with the client throughout the project, we aim to establish a smooth, efficient and timely result for all concerned.

Construction stages

After the initial site assessment, we begin work on the site.

Step 1

Step 1

Mark out and stake the extent of the floor

Step 2

Step 2

Excavate the floor area plus 600mm beyond to facilitate back-filling to the perimeter units

Step 3

Step 3

Lay 150mm of compacted hardcore and 50mm of pea gravel

Step 4

Step 4

Fine-tune the pea gravel with a laser and place corner units and check the diagonals. Use string to mark out the long floor edges

Step 5

Step 5

Complete the perimeter and fix units together. Then add and pin the layers of EPS 1 to 3

Step 6

Step 6

Lay the DPM, rebar and mesh double check all dimensions and then pour the footings and slab

Step 7

Step 7

Power float the finished slab as necessary

Six Easy Steps To Get An AFT Foundation Kit

Step 1: Send your plans to the AFT Technical team and they will quickly advise which EcoRaft product is best for your project. Plans can be CAD, PDF, or simple sketches at this stage.

Step 2: AFT will supply an estimate for the Design & Supply of the foundation kit. This includes:

  • All EPS components
  • Fixings
  • Calculations
  • Drawings
  • Delivery to site

Step 3: If you are happy with the Estimate AFT will request final plans, all dead and live loads plus a soil report.

Step 4: AFT will submit a final Quotation including an estimated date of delivery. When accepted AFT will issue an invoice, including an agreed deposit amount.

Step 5: When the deposit is received AFT will issue calculations and drawings to you for your Architect / Structural Engineer/ Building authority approval.

Step 6: AFT will agree a date of supply and when all goods are delivered will be available by phone to assist with any questions or queries you may have.

Learn more about our raft designs


For more information on our insulated raft designs or to discuss an up and coming project please contact us on 07950 166390 or 07399 711129

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    Quick Quote Service

    Advanced Foundation Technology will respond directly and quickly to your enquiry and in most cases will give you a quotation in less than 48 hours. We will need the following information from you in order to provide an accurate Quick Quote is the following:

    – Architects drawings showing foundations.
    – Loadings of external and internal walls.
    – If possible a geology report that verifies that the ground
    – bearing capacity is within 70 kPa/m2.

    We can offer a complete package and provide the best solution for your foundation & a summary of what the Advanced Foundation Groundshield© Slab Foundation System offers.

    If you have any questions regarding any of the above, please call or email directly:

    • Telephone 07399 711129
    • Any Questions? info@aftlimited.co.uk