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The Different Types of Concrete Finishes

Concrete is a sustainable and versatile building materials that finds multiple applications in indoor and outdoor construction. To ensure the durability and longevity of concrete structures, concrete finishes are often used. Concrete sidewalks finishes don’t just enhance the functionality of the structure, decorative concrete finishes can also enhance its aesthetic value.  Here are some of …

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How to Reuse and Recycle Concrete Structures

Recycling and reusing concrete can help reduce construction waste and the overloading of landfills and other waste disposal facilities. When you recycle concrete, you can also reduce transportation costs since the process is done right at the building site. Concrete recycling and reusing also offers developers the added advantage of qualifying for an LEED Green …

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The Pros and Cons of Precast Concrete vs Site Cast Concrete

Precast concrete is poured, molded over rebar, and then cured in one location. Once the concrete is ready for use, it is transported to the building site. This process ensures ideal curing conditions and creates strong and high-quality concrete. On the other hand, site cast concrete is poured, molded, and cured right at the construction …

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Comparing Steel Construction and Concrete Construction

Concrete and steel are two of the most popular construction materials. Most buildings today are either steel or concrete construction projects. Each one has its own advantages and disadvantages. If you are wondering which one is better for your project, here’s a quick comparison of the difference between steel and concrete structure.   Strength of steel …

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