Signs of Advanced Rust in Stem Wall - 1
Flaking paint is the first of the signs of stress when a stem wall is failing. Flaking paint might look inoffensive at the beginning, but the corrosion problem will grow faster than expected, making the problem escalate and make it worse and more noticeable.
Signs of Advanced Rust in Stem Wall - 2
Spalling concrete is the last and the worse of all the signs of stress for stem wall failure. the reason is that when the stem wall gets to this point, it means that most of the stem wall components will need to get replaced.
Stem Wall Repair Process: Digging & Exposing
In this step, our home heroes are using a shovel to dig out the dirt and completely expose the stem wall to continue with the following steps.
Stem Wall Repair Process: replacing Rebar & Tie-down Straps
In this image, the rebar got already replaced along with the tie-down straps. After replacing the rebar, our home heroes need to add a blue material that prevents corrosion threats in the future.
This is what a stem wall after NeveRust™ looks like. As seen in this photograph, the stem wall looks smooth, neat, stronger than ever, and rust-free. Thanks to Arizona Foundation Solutions, this family will never have to face any problems regarding their stem wall.