Gilbert home built in 1995 was in need of a stem wall repair. The area near deteriorated stem wall was excavated. Chipped back stem wall until good concrete was reached. Removed existing rebar and replaced with NEVERRUST non-ferrous composite. Patched with cement patch and smoothed. Excavation area was then Backfilled.
STEM WALL REPAIR - Excavate near damaged stem wall. Chip out existing failed concrete to fractured rock and behind existing rebar. Remove existing rebar. Replace with NEVERUST non-ferrous composite. Coat patch with cement patch. Backfill excavated area. Clean up & remove all debris. Quantity listed is in linear feet. AZFS warrants the replaced rebar against rust for the life of the structure.
This charming home, built-in 1996, had a cracking and flaking stem wall. The customer wanted to stop the stem wall problem from spreading before it became more expensive, unsightly, and a danger to the structure. Our team replaced the existing rebar with NEVERRUST non-ferrous composite.
Mesa, AZ home built in 1996 showing signs of stem way failure. Excavated area near damaged stem wall. Chipped out existing failed concrete to fractured rock and behind existing rebar. Removed existing rebar then Replaced with NEVERRUST non-ferrous composite. Coated and patched with cement patch. Backfilled excavated area.
This is caused by chloride ion exchange in the moisture laden pores of the concrete that facilitates the oxidization of the rebar. Once started, it's very difficult to stop with traditional means. Sealing the crack with epoxy will not stop the rebar from continuing to oxidize and expand.