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Half the weight of standard concrete by volume and able to flex like wood without cracking, Concrete Lumber components are made from a patented lightweight concrete reinforced with pre-stressed wire.
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Lifting and resupporting an early-1800s home on a tight site.
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Joists in an old floor, repairing a concrete slab in an old floor, and more.
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