Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Interesting that you mention that. Someone was telling me that business must be good as far as construction, as they don’t see any day workers at Home Depot any more when they go there early in the morning. Dan On Jun 15, 2015, at 9:22 AM, Rich Thomas via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-15 Thread Rich Thomas via Mercedes
Make sure La Migra isn't around while the trabajadores are around --R On 6/14/15 5:04 PM, M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes wrote: Make sure he has the rebar off the ground before pouring, and check that he has the cement to sand ratio correct... -MMM- On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 3:35 PM, Dan

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Dan at least doesn't have to worry about it ever freezing... -Curt From: Mitch Haley via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com To: Mercedes Discussion List mercedes@okiebenz.com Cc: Mitch Haley mi...@mitchellhaley.com Sent: Sunday, June 14, 2015 5:06 PM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread M. Mitchell Marmel via Mercedes
Make sure he has the rebar off the ground before pouring, and check that he has the cement to sand ratio correct... -MMM- On Sun, Jun 14, 2015 at 3:35 PM, Dan Penoff via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: I”ve got a well known and respected concrete contractor coming to the house on

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
I fully expect them to remove the grass, level the area, place a compacted gravel base and pour in two sections using rebar or reinforcing wire of some sort. It’s got a slight, maybe 5-10 degree slope towards the property line, so they’ll need to take that into consideration when they order

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
True. On Jun 14, 2015, at 5:59 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes mercedes@okiebenz.com wrote: Dan at least doesn't have to worry about it ever freezing... -Curt ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT - Concrete Question

2015-06-14 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
My thoughts are not to let anybody pour anything bigger than about 10x10 without grooving it for stress relief. The Amish dude who poured my dad's 40x24' garage did it in one piece and refused to notch it. Also didn't order air entrainment or fiber reinforcement or use reinforcing mesh. Also