Meet the MudMixer

For small-batch pours, Jake Lewandowski has opted for an innovative onsite... More

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Cold-Applied Waterproofing

Suitable for use on interior or exterior concrete surfaces above or below grade. More

Burying Deck Support Posts Below Grade

Glenn Mathewson digs into the new code requirements for installing concrete... More

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Building a ‘Removable’ Deck

How an engineered design with unusually beefy cantilevered beams allowed part of... More

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Mission Creep

John Carroll is on the home stretch of a 20-year odyssey to transform the... More

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Is Rusty Rebar a Problem?

Why doesn’t the rebar used to reinforce concrete footings and foundations—which... More

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When a Footing Pour Goes Wrong

Tim Uhler explains how even when you do everything right, sometimes mistakes are... More

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Orange Caps for the Tips of the Spears

Tim Uhler reminds us that even though good rebar caps are expensive, getting... More

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Forming Stepped Footings

Watch as Tim Uhler and his partner form the footings for a new home on a stepped lot. More

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Pinning Column Footings to Broken Ledge

How Manny Silva replaced four structural columns supporting a three-story house... More

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