Why Do You Need a Retaining Wall?

Retaining walls are walls which support the soil on which they’re built and prevent it from sliding or eroding. Retaining walls might seem just like the walls that cover your rooms in all directions, except they’re much stronger, help prevent soil slips, and you can sit comfortably on them if they aren’t too high. They’re…

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Concrete – The Most Versatile Material for Your Home Interior

Concrete is one of the most versatile materials used in buildings. Almost all houses in New York use concrete as the base building material. It is highly durable, fire-resistant, can be molded to any shape, has heat-retaining capacity and has a robust look. Structures made of concrete such as pillars, walls, fixed flower pots and…

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Concrete Slabs – The Building Blocks of a Structure

Concrete is arguably one of the most versatile building materials currently in use. It is basically a mixture of cement, stone (aggregates) and sand. It is highly adaptable because the properties of concrete, such as hardness, setting time, strength, heat of hydration can be modified according to the type of structure to be designed, by…

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Restoring Historic Building Using Masonry Techniques

Buildings erected using masonry are no longer built the way they used to be. Old masonry structures which were built using stones and bricks are not only hard to find, they are rarely built anymore. This is due to the high cost of real stones and the labor costs involved in laying large stones. The…

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Masonry – Ancient Technique Latest Fad

A particular construction technique has been doing the rounds in New York. Though a very old technique of building structures, masonry is still the most preferred by residences. Let’s read more to understand why this metropolitan is looking forward to ancient styles of construction. The term ‘masonry’ is a construction technique that refers to building…

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