What is RatSlab?
A thin layer of non-structural concrete poured on the basement area for the cross space is what we called rat slabs or mud slabs. As the name suggests, it is supposed to prevent and avoid pests and rodents infestation in the basement area or the house or building.
Most of the rat slabs are generally 3 to 4 inches thick. It is suggested to install rat slabs of a minimum of 3 inches thickness to avoid cracking in the future. It is more than just a bottom line and very important for the improvement of a house. It builds a foundation of the building and prevents it from many potential issues. So, If you care about your house, do get a rat slab installed.