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More stories about Cast-in-Place Concrete

  • Simpson Strong-Tie CPTZ Post Base

    This stand-off base keeps the post the code-required 1 inch above the concrete, and can be cast in place or anchored to an existing slab.

  • Do Precast Foundation Walls Need Waterproofing?

    Q: Are precast concrete foundation walls subject to the same dampproofing or waterproofing requirements as cast-in-place and block foundations? I've heard that because these walls are made of a high-strength concrete that's virtually nonporous and impervious to water, they don't require extra...

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    What makes Times Square Times Square? Is it the people? The lights? Whatever your answer, one thing is undeniable: there is no place in the world quite like it. In honor of the Square's centennial, the Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, is kicking off its first annual Design Times Square-a...

  • Fast Fixes for Closet Flanges

    A few simple tools and techniques take most of the misery out of repairing these critical plumbing fittings

  • Glass-Block Shower Window

    A cast-in-place concrete sill sheds water outside and protects the framing on the inside

  • Cast-In-Place Concrete Counters

    Forming concrete counters on-site requires careful preparation and perfect timing. A third-generation concrete contractor shares his secrets for getting the job done right.

  • Building Poured-Concrete Homes

    Forming and pouring four 2,500-square-foot houses is all in a day's work for this tract builder.

  • Backfill: Slipcover Stairs

    Shop-built custom stairs

  • Spray-Applied Foundation Waterproofing

    One way to ensure a dry basement is to coat the foundation with a waterproof membrane. We look at the available options and explain how to prepare for and apply them properly.

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