Some Interesting Facts About Cement and Concrete Structures

Concrete is one of the most versatile building material, hence it is no surprise that it finds use in almost every form of structural construction, from walkways to skyscrapers to kitchen bench tops. Even in Brooklyn, cement and concrete work can be found in almost every old and new buildings, signifying their indispensable importance in…

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Here Is How You Can Choose A Good Foundation Contractor In NYC

Foundation contractors are the most priced people for your construction site. The foundation of a construction site is the whole and sole deciding factor of how the site is going to turn out and how much load can it take. For example, a foundation meant for one floor above the ground level cannot be used…

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Common Concrete Mixes That Are Preferred By Concrete Contractors

Concrete is a widely used building material, but of course most of you already know that. It is the very first thing that comes to our mind when someone mentions the terms ‘Building’ and  ‘Construction’. Concrete has many properties that make it the default choice for commercial concrete contractors, with their adaptability and high strength-workability…

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Some Commonly Used Concrete Slab Designs in New York

Introduction to Concrete Slabs Concrete slabs are a modern building innovation that is being used in most, if not all modern buildings in New York City. Commonly employed in horizontal slabs of steel reinforcement bars of 4 to 20 inches thick, they are used to construct floors, ceilings, and pavings. They are usually supported on…

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Popular Concrete Mixes Employed in the Construction Industry

Concrete serves as an important building material without which most cannot do without. One of the important component of concrete mix is the aggregate mix. An aggregate is a mixture of rough and fine stones and pebbles, which serve as the binding force in concrete mixes. Different types of aggregates yield different types of results,…

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What Mistakes Should A Contractor Avoid While Repairing A Sidewalk?

If you have ever stumbled while walking down the neighbourhood, blame it on the sidewalks. Concrete sidewalks are subjected to a lot of physical abrasion because of foot and vehicular traffic. As a result of this, the concrete slabs chip, crumble and undergo structural damage. These damaged sidewalks are not only an eyesore but also…

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