Concrete Setting

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Curing Time for Concrete Footings

Temperature, admixtures, and fly-ash content can affect how long it takes for concrete to achieve its rated strength. More

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Hurricane Season Slides By — And the U.S. Dodges the Bullet

Hurricane Season Slides By - And the U.S. Dodges the Bullet ~ More

Pourable Floor Leveler
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Pourable Floor Leveler

Pro Spec Level Set Deep Pour 3 is a self-leveling non-gypsum underlayment that can... More

FEMA Publishes New Flood Maps for New Orleans~
Wet-Set Mudsills
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Wet-Set Mudsills

With careful layout, placing sills directly into the wet concrete can save time. More

Tool Test 16-Gauge Finish Nailers
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Tool Test 16-Gauge Finish Nailers

Look for a tool that sets nails consistently and has a good line of sight More

Adding a Cantilevered Bay
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Adding a Cantilevered Bay

A steel frame anchored to a new concrete foundation provides support. More

Building A Block Foundation
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Building A Block Foundation

Instead of subcontracting the work, invest in a few masonry tools and put your own... More

Q&A: Setting Ceramic Tile Over Long-Span Steel Joists
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Q&A: Setting Ceramic Tile Over Long-Span Steel Joists

Q. The plans for a new house call for saltillo tile over a 3/4-inch plywood... More

A Curved Porch on a Grand Scale
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A Curved Porch on a Grand Scale

A Rhode Island builder uses an I-joist layout grid to ensure accurate layout of... More

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