Concrete Fibermesh Vs. Rebar?

Answer Concrete has a high, compressive strength meaning it can withstand vertical forces. However, concrete is a very brittle substance and possess a low tensile strength or resistance to horizontal forc... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Concrete Fibermesh Vs. Rebar

Can you use fibermesh in concrete in lieu of rebar for a driveway?

You still need to use both, fiber mesh only helps with the small surface cracks.

How long would approximately 3 deformed rebar rust and crack through concrete if the bars were forming stakes and come from ground into concrete?

Answer It depends on the moisture content of the soil, the acidity of the soil as well as other factors."But practically, the answer is forever."

How much rebar should be used for a concrete slab?

On One Hand: Consider the UseYou should install rebar in a grid formation. If you pour a concrete slab for heavy duty use, such as a driveway, you will need to make the grid sections smaller, about... Read More »

Does a concrete driveway have to be reinforced with rebar?

A concrete driveway does not have to be reinforced with rebar, but rebar or steel mesh will provide tensile strength to the concrete, which makes the surface stronger, last longer and resistant to ... Read More »