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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Retaining Walls And The Different Materials Used For Their Construction

Introduction To many property owners, retaining walls might come off as something they aren’t aware of or don’t pay much attention to. Retaining walls play a crucial role in protecting our structures from collapsing and natural problems such as soil erosion. Soil collapse is dangerous and can put your home at risk and weaken it…

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Concrete installed outside of commercial building

Sidewalk Violation Inspection: How is it Done?

Sidewalks are used almost everywhere in the US, ranging from public properties to off-road private properties. Due to their practically invisible nature, any sidewalk violation that occurs can take considerable time and attention to detect. If any injuries occur to any individual due to a hazardous sidewalk, the property owner is liable to pay for…

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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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