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More stories about Concrete

  • Sticks to Concrete

    Florprufe polyolefin vapor barrier glues itself to the underside of a concrete slab

  • Slab Repair

    Abatron’s BestBond Crack Repair liquid-epoxy compound goes on with a standard caulk gun

  • Ancient Roman Concrete Has Lessons for Modern Scientists

    Built more than two thousand years ago, the concrete seaport facilities of ancient Rome are still solid. Now scientists are rediscovering the secrets of the Roman engineers’ lost art.

  • Dust-Free Adhesive Anchoring

    Hilti's HIT-HY 200 adhesive anchoring system for anchor rods and rebar dowels is approved by ICC-ES for use in uncracked or cracked concrete in all seismic zones

  • Easy Chair

    Prolok rebar and mesh chairs have locking heads, so no bar ties are required

  • Small Garage Foundation Repair

    A mobile concrete mixer solved both budgetary and logistical problems

  • Formwork for Carpenters

    Developed by a Utah contractor, the Spider Tie system is for builders and remodelers who want to do their own formwork

  • Fast Concrete Fix

    Quikrete's Zip & Mix products can be mixed in the bag for small patching jobs

  • TJ Shear Brace Installation

    A Simpson Strong-Tie rep follows up on a JLC reference to the company's anchor-bolt spacers

  • Dry Veneer

    Versetta Stone is a nonstructural stamped concrete veneer that’s installed without mortar