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The Building of a Custom Home
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3. Preparing for the Foundation
3c. Steel Reinforcement

Rebar delivered - used for reinforcing concrete.

Reinforcing steel bars (also called "rebar") have been delivered to be used for reinforcing the concrete.


The steel reinforcement installed.

Concrete has no useful tensile strength on its own and needs to be reinforced with steel.  The picture above shows the steel reinforcement installed.


A closer look at the steel structure.

A closer look at the steel reinforcement.  The uneven surface of the reinforcing bars help them to bond tightly to concrete.

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