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How to Add Living Space With Using More Concrete

How to Add Living Space With Using More Concrete

The foundation of the addition is—well, its foundation. The beefier it is, the stronger and longer lasting the addition will be. However, as in the case of improved electrical or plumbing systems, a better founda­tion will not bring in more money when it’s time to resell. On the other hand, you might not be able […]

How to Construct a Concrete Pond

How to Construct a Concrete Pond

A lot of fairly strenuous work is involved in creating a pond in concrete. You will need to mix the sand and cement and then transport barrowsful of the stuff to and fro. It also takes weeks to construct a concrete pond, rather than a mere day or two as for the alternative methods. What […]

How to Fill Cracks in Brickwork and Concrete

How to Fill Cracks in Brickwork and Concrete

Cracks often occur in a rendered finish (a sand and cement finish 10 to 15mm thick which is applied lo the external side of a brick wall). They may be an early warning that the rendering is starling to lose its adhesion tap the area around the crack and listen for any hollow sounds. In […]