Differences between Cement and Concrete Explained

Despite the terms cement and concrete being used rather interchangeably, the truth is that cement is actually an ingredient of concrete. Concrete is a mixture of aggregates such as water and cement along with paste. It needs to be understood that Portland cement is not the name of a specific brand of cement but is…

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Concrete – Imbuing New Life in the National Infrastructure of America

The slew of measures needs to be taken to overhaul America’s infrastructure, that include massive investments in public works in order to upgrade the existing infrastructure, comprising of airports, bridges, ports, roads, tunnels and waterways. The key material which will be used – concrete, and the key players- contractors of NYC and the surrounding areas…

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Factors that Affect Cost Estimates for Concrete Constructions

Cost estimation is anything but simple, and for concrete constructions in NYC, preparation of precise and accurate cost estimates, even for the experienced cement contractors like Tony’s Masonry, requires sufficient time and effort. Commercial and residential concrete project costs are influenced by different factors, a few of which are common for both. What are those…

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Simple and Effective Steps to Repair Damaged Sidewalks

Like other cities and towns, uneven sidewalks are a common sight in NYC too. Sidewalks, in the initial years of construction remain smooth and even, but over time, they can become uneven and develop cracks. While it could well be the result of workers’ error at the time of construction, excessive exposure to moisture, weather…

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Why Concrete is the Best Choice for Paving Projects

Homeowners looking for paving services often come across the difficulty of choosing between asphalt and concrete. While experienced contractors in Manhattan favor concrete on account of the numerous benefits it provides, the number of asphalt pavings have also increased in the past few years. In order to relieve homeowners from the dilemma of selecting the…

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