Myriad Uses of Concrete Slabs

Concrete slabs have become fairly common structural elements in modern buildings. Thick concrete slabs are commonly used in the construction of ceilings and floors, while leaner ones (at times called ‘mud slabs’) are used for exterior paving. In various industrial as well as domestic buildings, thick concrete slabs, supported directly on the subsoil or on…

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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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Impact of Trends Related to Cement Admixtures on the Market

One of the most commonly used materials for binding in the construction industry is cement. When cement is mixed with water, stone chips and sand, we get what is known as concrete. Another common term used by cement contractors happens to be admixtures. What are admixtures and why are they used by cement contractors? They…

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How to Repair a Cinderblock Foundation

An appropriately constructed cinderblock foundation surpasses poured concrete in compression strength and requires an experienced foundation contractor and skilled bricklayers to complete the job properly. A flawed foundation has cracks and water leakage issues, damaging the structural integrity of the house. In worse scenarios, foundation walls also begin to bend inwards to the point of…

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How to Maintain Sidewalks

Sidewalks are a vital part of New York’s infrastructure. However they’re often regarded as insignificant and overlooked by many folks. A decent majority of individuals walk on these sideways without caring two cents about the surface they’re walking on. Everything is pretty traditional unless you trip on a cracked or uneven concrete surface and hurt…

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How To Avoid Sidewalk Injuries?

Cracked and uneven sidewalks are an eyesore. If you come across sidewalks around your home that are cracked and crumbling down, then you should dial a sidewalk contractor to get those issues sorted out. Such damaged sidewalks invite danger to anyone who walks on them and can cause a Raleigh crosswalk accident. You can get…

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