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Q&A: Can Fibers Replace Wire Mesh in Slabs?

Q: Can polypropylene fiber additives (such as Fibermesh) be used instead of welded wire mesh in concrete slabs? Read more

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Practical Engineering: When a Block Foundation Cracks

Repairing a cracked block foundation Read more

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Pressure-Treated Foundation Repair

With cold weather setting in, this upstate New York remodeler decided to use a pressure-treated wood foundation to replace a crumbling cement-block wall in a hillside garage. Read more

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Fixing a Bowed Basement Wall

Q. A foundation wall in my customer's two-story home has a 2-inch bow in... Read more

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Foundation Replacement

A foundation contractor describes the shoring techniques that make his replacement jobs safe and profitable. Read more

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Blown Away

Because of the hurricane risk, many coastal states already have tough... Read more

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Kitchen & Bath

Outdoor kitchen equipment; tile backers and substrates Read more

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Building a Reinforced Concrete Block Wall

A mason describes how he detailed a pair of large block walls to carry... Read more

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Bosch Bulldog Xtreme Max SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer

This tool lives up to its billing as a step up from the Bulldog Xtreme. Read more

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Seismic Support for Old Foundations

Strengthening old foundations against earthquake damage requires... Read more

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In The News

Buffalo's flawed foundations, soggy building season, blast-resistant... Read more

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Foundation Footing Fundamentals

Concrete expert Brent Anderson explains the code rules and structural... Read more

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Sandy's Flood Damage, Through an Engineer's Eyes

An engineer investigating flood insurance claims sheds light on the mechanisms of damage. Read more

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Island House Makeover: Starts at the Bottom

Coastal Connection follows along as a Maine design/build firm starts a... Read more

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Design: Seaside Surge Solutions

Seaside Surge Solutions Read more

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