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How Prevent Concrete Driveway From Cracking

Cracking on concrete is normal especially in the first 30 days while the concrete is settling or curing. If the weather conditions are ideal and your contractors do it right, the cracking should be unnoticeable. Before we discuss ways to keep driveway concrete from cracking, it is important that you understand why concrete cracks. Shrinkage more »

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Why Necessary Put Joints In Concrete

Concrete’s hardness and high compressive strength is the reason why it is the most popular material in construction. It does not bend or stretch. However, did you know that these strengths are also a disadvantage?  Concrete moves, shrinks and expands. And when the concrete is connected or tied to another structure without a break, it more »

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Can You Cut Prestressed Concrete Lintels

Prestressed concrete lintels are incredibly strong because they are made by casting the concrete around high tensile stretched wires that are anchored into the concrete. The concrete is compressed by the stress in the wires. This makes it very strong so that it can overcome heavy loads, heavy stress, and lasts longer compared to regular more »

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How Cut Toilet Drain Through Concrete Slab

Drains and pipes for plumbing are usually installed during construction and before the concrete is poured for the building foundations. This means that a majority of the plumbing connections are inside the foundations. So when you need to fix or replace a broken toilet drain or if you are installing a new one, it will more »

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What Material Concrete Cutters Not Cut Through

Concrete cutters are built to cut through the toughest concrete. Typically, there is no type of concrete they can’t cut. There may be very few exceptions, though like exceptionally hard materials. However, when you talk about regular concrete and natural stone materials that are often dealt with in construction operations, there is no concrete that more »

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