Building Process Video 13

Pouring Concrete

Here is the 13th Video in our ongoing Building Process Video Series. This video focuses on pouring the concrete slab foundation. Be sure to view our other videos showing all major steps leading up to concrete placement.

We try to highlight the steps and methods used during the concrete placement. Construction methods on a modern jobsite vary from traditional to cutting edge. Concrete finishers still use hand trowels to smooth concrete but modern boom trucks with remote control are also in play as CSI Concrete pours and finishes the concrete slab foundation on our residential construction project.


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Step 13: Pouring Concrete

Las Vegas Project

BUILDING PROCESS VIDEOS

LOT PREPARATION 1
LOT PREPARATION 2: GRADING
CORNERSTAKING/FOOTING LAYOUT
FOOTING EXCAVATION
SETTING FORMS
UNDERSLAB PLUMBING I
UNDERSLAB PLUMBING II
BACKFILL AND COMPACTION
VAPOR BARRIER
INTERIOR FORMS
PRESLAB ELECTRICAL
PRESLAB REINFORCEMENT

Building Process Videos: Step 14-

STRIPPING FORMS
LOT SPINOFF
FRAMING LAYOUT AND PLATE

STAY TUNED, MORE TO COME..



We will be continuing our Building Process Video Series for the next several months. The typical residential project takes 4-6 months, however, our Las Vegas Project is a 10,000 square foot custom home. It will take a total of 12 months to complete. While it may not be exactly what most owner builders are undertaking, it will demonstrate the building process that is common to all projects.

Remember, these videos are brief and fairly general. They are meant to familiarize owner builders with the building process. There is a lot of additional education and experience that an owner builder should seek out before starting their own project. As they say, knowledge is power.

Our goal is to show owner builders that a complicated, enormous custom home is built the in same way, using the same contractors, subcontractors, steps and materials, as the smaller, "simpler" projects that most of us plan to build. Of course, there will be unique challenges that may not apply to an individual's owner builder experience. They will, however, hopefully address another's issues.

I hope the videos are enjoyable and informative. I am still learning how to shoot and edit video. As time goes on, I will probably go back and re-edit some of the videos I have already done.

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