A reader's Concrete and Concreting question: Long concrete stairs.?
Jeff M. from kamloops, BC, Canada had this long concrete stairs. question.
I need some advice on formwork for a set of concrete stairs with 2 landings and 3 runs. How do i brace this?
Hi Jeff, It sounds like you want to form it up and pour it in one hit, and I am guessing that it is all in one direction, not like in a stair well situation.
One other thing that I have done in the past on a real tricky job, is sketch out what I was going to do, and take it to an engineer for him to run the calculations and confirm it OK. It is a small amount of extra cost for the peace of mind.
It really depends on your situation. I can only generalise with the information given. Send more details if this answer seems a bit vague.Cheers
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