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Types of Formwork or Shuttering for Concrete

Formwork, also known as shuttering, is the mould for a concrete structure or element. The concrete workers set up the formwork and pour fresh concrete into it, letting the wet ...

The Main Methods Of Post-Tensioning Concrete Slabs

Chances are you're familiar with rebar, the most common material used to reinforce concrete. Rebar is what's known as "passive" reinforcement, but to make certain concrete slabs extra versatile and ...

How To Finish Concrete With A Bull Float

After pouring the concrete into the form, the Fiorino team uses some special tools to compact it. This begins with "screeding," a process that involves dragging a long, straight board ...

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 ...

How To Incorporate Polished Concrete Floors Into Modern Home Design

Concrete is often associated with raw durability and strength, but this isn’t the full picture. It’s also one of the most beautiful and versatile building materials! When homeowners have it ...

Should You Hire Someone To Grind And Seal Your Concrete Driveway This Summer?

In areas that see a lot of ice and snow like London, scaling on concrete driveways is a common problem. Scaling is when the finished surface of hardened concrete flakes ...

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