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Deputy Special Inspection in Los Angeles, CA

Are you searching for a Los Angeles reinforced concrete deputy special inspector for your ongoing or current project? Well, you’ve come to the right site! Here at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection, we are here to help guide you through all your reinforced concrete deputy special inspection needs. We are qualified and skilled in reinforcing steel inspection of single-story residential homes to high rise structures built from the ground up!

We understand that Deputy Special Inspectors are to be authorized individuals that deliver either continuous or periodic onsite inspection services to ensure that work is being constructed per city approved plans not only for structural reliability but for the safety of the public! We strive to do our best by ensuring construction is in accordance with city approved plans and specifications when it comes to reinforced concrete deputy special inspections!

From abstract foundation plans to unclear reinforcing steel details, reading structural plans can be difficult! That’s why at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection, we are here to help! We are skilled in understanding city approved plans and building codes which helps take the guesswork out for you. Don’t delay in reaching out to us directly through our website, social media or phone number at (424)407-3106 for a free consultation!

Why is it Important to Install Reinforcing Steel in Concrete?

Many ask this question, “Why is it important to install reinforcing steel in concrete? Is this really vital?”. Reinforced concrete, in short, is steel embedded in concrete, either by bars, rods or mesh, in such a way that the two materials act together in resisting forces. This reinforcing steel, if installed correctly, engages in the tensile, shear, and sometimes the compressive stresses in a concrete structure. Concrete that does not contain these vital reinforcing steel components does not easily endure these pressures caused by winds, earthquakes, vibrations, and other changeable forces. Therefore, it is fundamental for concrete to contain reinforcing steel to ensure a structure is built with integrity. When properly built per city approved plans and specifications, this reinforced concrete structure can allow the members to engage these stresses over significant lengths. The development of rebar and concrete started in the 19th century and changed the construction industry as we know it. Concrete and reinforcing steel have become one of the world’s most common building materials.

What Does A Deputy Inspector Do During A Reinforcing Steel Inspection?

When an inspector gets to a jobsite, the first thing that will be asked from a builder or customer are the approved set of drawings. In order for an inspector to perform the job, he or she will first need to see what kind of rebar needs to be installed. Anywhere from the reinforcing steel details to the structural general notes, we at Los Angeles Deputy Special Inspection are very thorough when it comes to deputy special inspection. We have our client’s backs and make sure they are getting what they deserve from the builder. Once reinforcing steel details are found, we ensure that all rebar is installed per city approved plans with correct bar sizes, spacings, clearances, cleanliness of bars or footings, ensuring rebar does contain excess rust, etc.

Once work is completed per city approved plans, a thorough report is given to the builder or customer clearly stating if work has been installed correctly. If work has not been done correctly, an NCR (non-compliance report) will be written and sent to the city for further investigation. Don’t hesitate in contacting us directly through our website, social media or phone number at (424) 407-3106 for a free consultation!