Mix Design

Keeping Concrete Mix Dry

All it takes is a couple of scrap 4x4s and two contractor trash bags More

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Best Mix for Pumped Concrete

Why ready-mix plants add extra sand, special aggregate, air-entraining agents, and... More

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How to Build a Concrete Canoe

If you don't know much about boatbuilding, start by welding rebar together to... More

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On Site With Pervious Concrete

Stormwater runoff flows right through this porous concrete pavement. More

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Replacing a Beach-House Foundation

A modified mat slab saved this cottage from the sea. More

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Cast-In-Place Concrete Counters

Forming concrete counters on-site requires careful preparation and perfect timing.... More

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Ordering Ready-Mix Concrete

There’s more to concrete than water, cement, sand, and stone. An experienced batch plant manager talks about the admixtures that help you match the mix to the job. More

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Trade Talk: Understanding Mortar

Making sure of mortar types More

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Casting Concrete Countertops

Use this shop-fabricated approach to concrete countertops to improve quality and cut installation time from days to hours. More

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Concrete Basics

Concrete seems about as straightforward and rugged as any material on site. But... More

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