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Posts by Henry Heintz

Rebar Designs for Pre-Engineered Metal Building (PEMB) Foundations

Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings (PEMB) are great choices for commercial and industrial uses and are even becoming more common residentially as people are needing more space for storage and work space. These buildings are typically sold as packages and come with pretty much everything you need to erect it. The one custom item you can’t have…

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Rebar Designs for Concrete Slabs

“How much rebar should I put in my concrete slab?” is a super common question. That’s because at some point in a man’s life, he needs a concrete slab poured. Whether it’s a new house, an addition to a current house, a patio, sidewalk, or maybe even a shop for that 93’ Camaro that you’ve…

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Rebar Designs for Residential Foundations

Rebar Designs for Residential Foundations Pretty much everyone has had the crazy thought of building a house or some sort of shop or garage. At some point during your fantasy, you realize how little you know about all the different construction trades. Unfortunately, some of you may realize this post-fantasy and well into your “execution…

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Rebar Markings

Rebar is just a basic metal rod, right? You’re thinking you could probably throw an old golf club in the foundation and get similar results and save a couple bucks and clean out your garage at the same time. I feel you. But unfortunately, it isn’t going to fly with the inspector. Rebar definitely has…

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Welded Wire Mesh vs Rebar for Concrete Reinforcement

I have googled the subject of wire mesh vs rebar and found there to be very few legitimate resources on this subject. So given Full Metal Fabrication’s experience in both rebar fabrication and concrete contracting, I feel we could put our 2 cents in on the topic. If you are in a hurry and want…

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