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  • iQuick Estimator

    Estimate materials, labor, and more for six different construction trades including concrete, flooring, drywall, paint, roofing, and framing all from the iQuick Estimator app available on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

  • CST/Berger ALH Self-Leveling Rotary Laser

    The ALH Self-Leveling Rotary Laser is made specifically for exterior leveling applications such as concrete forms, earth leveling, and excavation.

  • Geophysical Survey Systems Inc. StructureScan Mini HR

    StructureScan Mini HR is a high-resolution ground penetrating radar unit that is ideal for working with complex areas or small targets.

  • Tramex Ltd. CMEXpert2 Kit

    The CMEXpert2 Kit provides a Hygro-I probe for internal concrete relative humidity testing that can be reused and rechecked for accuracy every time.

  • Attaching Wood to Concrete

    Q: Do I have to use pressure-treated lumber when I'm attaching wood to concrete or masonry in "dry" situations - such as inside a basement or under the protection of a covered porch? I seem to remember from reading the code that treated wood is only required within a certain distance from grade.

  • Rammed-Earth Construction in the Modern Age

    Rammed-earth walls used to be elementary.

  • Small-Scale Concrete Vibrator

    Until now, if you wanted to vibrate a small concrete pour, you either rented a commercial-grade vibrator or banged on the forms with a hammer.

  • Durable Footer Form

    Cardboard forms work fine as long as it doesn't rain before the concrete arrives.

  • Better Concrete Garage Floors

    Ten tips for pouring stronger, crack-free concrete slabs.

  • American Decorative Concrete Ameripolish SureLock Color System

    Bonds color to polished concrete.