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Why Are The Metal Tabs Protruding From My Poured Concrete Foundation Walls?

Many homeowners notice and complain about little tabs of metal sticking out of their foundations; often, these are rusty, and apart from the eyesore, they can hurt people unaware of the protuberance. These pieces of metal can also let water into your basement! But what are they? In the building world, these metal tabs are …

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What’s The Difference Between Reinforced Concrete And Prestressed Concrete?

Concrete is an incredibly strong material, but depending on the project and load it has to support, it can need a little help. Reinforced and prestressed concretes are two composite materials that keep us safe on the roads and in buildings, make walkways and patios long-lasting, and keep your home upright. Please follow and like …

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How Much Does A Standard Bag Of Concrete Cover?

One of the most common questions for concrete projects is “how much concrete?” For most plans, the answer comes as a certain number of bags of mix. A standard bag of concrete comes in denominations of 20 – 40, 60, and 80 pounds are all common.  Please follow and like us:

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Five Popular Concrete Furniture Designs

We often say that concrete is a very versatile material. This means that it can make more than sidewalks, patios, driveways and dams – it’s great for all kinds of designs, including furniture. Please follow and like us:

What Are The Most Popular Stamped Concrete Patterns?

Stamped concrete is a hard design choice to beat because the pattern and colour options are virtually limitless! Many homeowners get inspiration for their patios from the surrounding landscape or their home’s architectural style, choosing to pattern and colour the concrete so that it blends with existing elements.  When choosing your stamped concrete, you can …

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