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Rebar estimating refers to the process of determining the approximate quantity and size of rebars, welded wire mesh and construction accessories that are needed for building a reinforced concrete structure. This informat... More »

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Welded wire mesh is available in a range of sizes from 7-by-20 foot configurations to 8-by-20 foot ones. In addition to variations in raw size, welded wire mesh also has variations in square sizes, which range from 6-by-... More »

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Brick underpinning is the process of pouring concrete and installing a hydraulic jack under a brick structure to help level the structure or close cracks in the foundation. The process begins by drilling holes along the ... More »

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An amperage wire size chart can be found on Blue Sea Systems or PowerStream. The former gives the chart at 30 degrees Celsius and other temperatures. More »

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Use a chart to determine the correct wire gauge size depending on the amperage a circuit must accommodate. To calculate the correct amperage for a circuit, add the wattage of all of the appliances and fixtures on a parti... More »

Building a house takes an average of 7 months, as of 2013, though the amount of time required to complete a home depends on the size of the structure and whether there are any obstacles encountered. These obstacles inclu... More »

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The process for repairing drywall often depends on the size of the hole or crack. For smaller holes that are caused by nails or screws popping back out of the drywall, simply push the nail or screw back into the drywall ... More »