Concrete Archive

Use “Green” Concrete for Your Home Projects

For anyone  concrete is just a boring gray building material, a mixture of aggregate (different sizes of rocks), sand, cement and water. But, not everyone knows that the concrete industry is the biggest consumer of natural resources in the world. Moreover, Portland cement, which is the main ingredient, requires an enormous consumption of energy to [&hellip

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How to Paint Your Home Concrete Foundation

A discolored, old, gray and boring concrete foundation can affect the overall look of your home, decreasing its curb of appeal. A smart and easy solution is to paint your concrete foundation. Cleaning and painting of your foundation will increase definitely the look of your home. It is an extremely easy operation, not too much [&hellip

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Prefabricated (Precast) Concrete Steps – Advantages and Types

Prefabricated concrete steps or precast concrete steps are steps made of concrete that you can buy in the desired shape and size from the concrete supply shop. They are professionally executed, delivered and installed at your home. Features of Prefabricated Concrete Steps Usual sizes: – Risers – High = 7 ½ inches; – Treads – [&hellip

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How to Install a Concrete Floor Using Concrete Panels

“Concrete panels” or “concrete slabs” are a versatile precast concrete product, ideal for floor construction. They are highly efficient and practical than poured concrete, saving time and money. Concrete panels are preferred for patio floors or basement floors. Concrete panels can also be used as a temporary floor if you have removed some of the [&hellip

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Kevlar Concrete – The New, Super Strong Material Used to Manufacture Small Architectural Forms

Kevlar Concrete is a new, modern material that is used mainly to manufacture small architectural forms such as fireplaces, paving, fences, edge stones, façade stones, etc. Kevlar Concrete vs. Ordinary Concrete Kevlar concrete is strong as any type of concrete. The difference consists in the types of aggregates used. As we know, ordinary concrete is [&hellip

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