Splicing error in roof beam rebar Our Philippine house building project: concrete roof beams. This photo shows the 16mm rebar framework for the concrete roof beam which is supported by the columns and in turn will carry the considerable weight of the roof structure. For that see http://goiloilo.com/our-house-project-welding/ . A visit by our engineer confirmed a problem with the arrangement of the rebar in the beam. Rebar comes in six meter lengths. As shown in the photo, the workers spiced all the rebar in the center of the span. The engineer directed that splices be staggered with no splices at mid-span in the bottom rebar and no splices at the support columns in the top of the beam. Everything you see above will have to be taken down and redone. Our plans lacked a rebar splicing plan. This has caused endless required corrections…
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Guide to Moving & Living in Paradise!
Have you ever wanted to quit your job, get out of the rat race, and move to a tropical paradise? Are you tired of your daily commute, tired of your boss, and just plain tired of the same old routine? Dave was. So he moved to the Philippines with his beautiful Filipina wife of over ten years and now lives on a rural province known for its sweet mangoes and white sandy beaches.