Concrete Slab Reinforcing Mesh Cost


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slab reinforcing mesh

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Concrete Concrete Forms & Reinforcing


Concrete construction unit cost for installation of steel reinforcing mesh in concrete slabs.

Unit Size

Square foot.

Labor Costs

We figure 125 square feet of placement per hour by an unskilled work.

Material Costs

One roll covers 500 square feet, with about a 10% waste factor for overlaps. We also include a little utility wire and a reminder to bring wire cutters or bolt cutters

Hard Construction Costs, Typical

$.38 per square foot

Suggested Quantity

Goldenseal calculates the concrete slab area, and uses it for this unit cost.

Source of Construction Pricing

Based on job cost data from a few projects done by Turtle Creek Construction.

Places Included

Architect Starter File, Construction Starter File, Developer Starter File


The waste factor will probably be lower on large projects. For small residential construction you're more likely to have installation waste, and leftover materials that walk off the jobsite afterwards.

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