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Commercial-grade steel deck pans worked well for placing the slab on this steep-site garage addition.
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.
The ALH Self-Leveling Rotary Laser is made specifically for exterior leveling applications such as concrete forms, earth leveling, and excavation.
StructureScan Mini HR is a high-resolution ground penetrating radar unit that is ideal for working with complex areas or small targets.
The CMEXpert2 Kit provides a Hygro-I probe for internal concrete relative humidity testing that can be reused and rechecked for accuracy every time.
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 walls used to be elementary.
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.
Cardboard forms work fine as long as it doesn't rain before the concrete arrives.
Ten tips for pouring stronger, crack-free concrete slabs.
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