Monday, August 16, 2010

Pouring the Basement Slab

The Basement Slab Being Poured, August 16, 2010
Footings and foundation have been built, stubs have been placed for plumbing, and now it's time to pour the slab for the basement. The slab is poured in sections, and spread as it is poured. A basement slab is usually poured in three sections, with the middle being poured last. Concrete is poured continuously and must be spread fast so it sets as evenly as possible. The temperature today is 105F, so this won't be an easy job.

Given the temperature today, 105F, imagine what it must be down here.

Finished slab, 1900, 8/16/2010

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