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A Step-by-Step Guide to Foundation Repair

When it comes to foundation repair, one of the crucial steps is excavating and installing rebar to create new piers. This process plays a vital role in ensuring the stability and longevity of your home's foundation. Here's a detailed breakdown of the steps involved in this important phase of foundation repair:


1. Excavation: The first step in the process is excavating the areas around the foundation where the new piers will be constructed. This involves digging deep enough to create a stable base for the piers.


2. Rebar Installation: Once the excavation is complete, the next step is installing rebar. Rebar, short for reinforcing bar, is a vital component that helps strengthen the concrete and provide additional support to the foundation. Proper placement of rebar is essential to ensure the structural integrity of the new piers.


3. Pouring Concrete: With the rebar in place, the next step is to pour the concrete to create the new piers. The concrete should be mixed and poured according to the specifications outlined in the engineering plans to ensure that the piers are strong and durable.


4. Curing and Finishing: After the concrete is poured, it needs time to cure and harden properly. Curing time can vary depending on factors such as weather conditions and the type of concrete used. Once the concrete has cured, finishing touches such as smoothing the surface may be applied.

By following these steps and working with experienced professionals, you can ensure that your foundation repair project is completed with precision and care. Proper excavation, rebar installation, and pier construction are essential for maintaining the structural integrity of your home and preventing further foundation issues in the future. Sinai Construction can help, contact us at (323)655.0960.

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