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Drafting Tip

When it comes to the foundations, solid ground-bearing concrete slabs are the preferred option. When looking at suspending the floors, beware that this could cause further problems as they will need to be cleaned out after a flood. If you do need to suspend the floors, pay close attention to the air bricks required for ventilation purposes.
Read Article: Tips For Building or Rebuilding in Flood Zones - Part 1