I have a house built in 1830 which still has a dirt floor in the basement. I have it coverd up with heavy plastic sheeting, but, I wish to concrete it over to make some good storage space. I don't want to bother digging it out. It's not in the budget, and it's too much work for me to do. It's a full basement (15x40) and about 5' high. I could put a tiny workshop down there for the occassional project, but, mostly for hoiliday decorations and tools and stuff.
I guess I wanna do a "rat slab". About 2" thick with fiber mesh brought in from a pumper truck. The bulkhead door is tiny.
Anything special that I have to do?
Plastic sheeting is already down...........do I use gravel or could I use sand or do I use both?
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