Reinforced Concrete

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Foundation Footing Fundamentals

Concrete expert Brent Anderson explains the code rules and structural issues... More

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Letters

Guaranteed completion dates win the contract; undermount sinks; defending polyisocyanurate insulation; more More

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Backfill: A Concrete Slab for Y3K

A temple built to last a thousand years More

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Waterproofing ICF Foundations

Even foundations built with insulating concrete forms need to be made water-resistant. A builder shows how he applies a self-adhering membrane to guarantee a dry basement. More

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Legal Adviser: Recovering Costs for Hidden Conditions

Collecting payment when hidden conditions cause extra work More

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Resources

Concrete manuals, a how-to for collecting what you’re owed, curved stairbuilding guide, street map of the U.S. on CD-ROM & more More

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Products

Tools for cutting steel studs, specialized wire stripper, filter fabric that slows root growth, new steel shingle, safety harness for women, fabric form for concrete footings More

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Toolbox: Stud Sensors Come of Age

Stud sensor comparison More

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Q&A: Rust on Rebar

Q: Our rebar was delivered to the site before excavation for a stemwall foundation began. After sitting in the weather, it’s gotten quite rusty. Is this a problem? More

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Building Above Grade With ICFs

From planning and layout to applying the finishes, a North Carolina general contractor describes the process of building his first house using insulated concrete forms. More

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