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Why Is Home Remodeling being Important? 2022 Updated

“Remodeling not just restores the house, but also restores the story of house and neighborhood.” Indeed, it is true that home remodeling is a crucial process that needs to be carried out at a certain point in everyone’s life. Buying a home and living in it throughout your whole life is not an ideal way of living, as the trends and technologies are also advancing with each passing…
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Why Concrete is Growing In Texas So Fast?

Concrete is one of the cheapest and most durable materials available. On top of that, it is also a very aesthetically pleasing choice as opposed to laying out an asphalt driveway. Texas is a very fast-growing part of the United States and concrete is seeing growth as well…
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Concrete forms - Tips for formwork construction

Construction workers use concrete forms to provide support for poured concrete in load-bearing structures. This task requires a good deal of specialized equipment and knowledge. For larger projects, contractors may need to hire specialists, but most smaller jobs can be completed safely in-house. A Stable Concrete Structure: 5 Formwork Construction Tips Construction foreman need to choose the right…
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Grading Requirements of Fine Aggregates

The global village of the construction industry has been burgeoning around the most widely used construction material that is concrete. Concrete itself utterly depends on the properties of its constituents which therefore are intensely imperative to understand.Fine…
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Stainless Steel Waterstop for Concrete Joints

In most of the construction project you might have already used the PVC Waterstop but did you know about Stainless Steel Waterstop and its benefits?If not than this post is for you; as i am going to discuss in detail what is stainless steel waterstop? How it is fixed in the concrete? How stainless steel waterstop is spliced or welded?Waterstop as the name suggests is an element embedded in…
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Flat Slab?

Concrete slabs are one of the most common structural elements of modern buildings and infrastructures including residential, commercial plazas, hospitals or buildings having industrial significance. Typically 4 to 20 inches of reinforced concrete mat like element is…
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What is Polymer Concrete?

If in 2018 you are not familiar with this highly durable and beneficial construction material than you must read each an every word of this article about Polymer Concrete. Because I\’ll be going through all the aspects of Polymer Concrete including its definition, how it is produced / made, how it is used, what are its benefits and what are its applications in the industry.   What…
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What is Stamped Concrete? – Its Features and Its Construction

The Stamped concrete can be defined as a finish that is provided to the concrete in its wet state. Specific designs or patterns are stamped on the concrete in its plastic state as shown in the figure-1 below. Fig.1. Stamped Concrete Preparation on a Concrete Driveway The stamped concrete provides a great option in terms of realistic colors, textures, and patterns. These will hence end…
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Tremie Method Of Underwater Concreting

Have you ever wondered how the bridges spanning a river of thousands of meters width, stand in the flowing water? How the labor and workers can construct these piers and caissons? How civil engineers can construct piles of several kilometers into the ground by avoiding the…
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What happens when super plasticizer is added to concrete?

Since from the start the concrete has gone through several tests, experiments and additions in order to make it suitable for some specific situation and specific condition where normal concrete is not considered feasible or effective.  Admixtures are basically chemicals or compounds that are added in suitable proportion into the concrete in order to change and vary some specific property of…
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