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More stories about Concrete

  • 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

  • Warmer, Drier Basements

    Superior Wallsí XiPlus foundation panels have an insulation value of R-21

  • Polishing a Concrete Slab

    Use progressively finer grit pads to grind, hone, and polish the surface to a high sheen

  • Building Stem Wall Foundations - Part II

    Continuous steel reinforcement ties the poured concrete walls to the footings