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I think that would make things a lot easier for this winter.

That looks very nice!

When you are pouring a concrete slab, what keeps it from heaving with the ground and cracking?
Now you are sounding like a customer

Generally speaking if it is done properly it should not heave however it will probably have some cracks over time, the goal here is to get below the frost line, ensure drainage so that you do not have water underneath and compact the Class A before you pour.

Problem is mine is being poured in an area that was swamp when I bought the land 20 some years ago, I have done a lot of work basically whatever I could afford over the years to fill it in and put drainage in, I have put a lot of drainage in this summer in additional spots and although it's working well it is still somewhat wet, so I thinned the trees to let more sun in and that is helpong also.
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