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Personally I don't like concreting in wooden posts, because eventually they will rot and have to be replaced. Getting the old concrete out is then difficult. Ideally, concrete in a short concrete fence post and use coach screws to fix your wooden pos
Flooding within the crawl space can be problematic since all the mechanical systems are located under the house within the space. Crawl Space Foundation Slab FoundationA slab of concrete is poured directly on the ground. This is used in areas where t
I'm sure the following is just for the money, but here's the cut-n-paste answer: Storage Conditions Protecting building materials from water and weather elements is important. Exposure to the weather not only damages building materials by moisture in
I am interested in the opinions of any experienced tile-setters here as to ceramic tile or stone laid on concrete regarding crack isolation. I am building a new house with lightweight concrete poured on the main floor. The mix has fiber mesh and poly
I am in the process of laying DRIcore panels in my basement. The ultimate plan is to lay laminate (Pergo) floor once we reach the finish stages. I have a few small areas where the concrete dips about an inch or so
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Isherwood's statement is correct in that basement floors are smooth but the surface is made smooth using a power trowel. A power trowel would be much too large to use for your application. I suggest using an aggregate free Portland cement and sand (o
Any concrete that is wet enough to flow into that space is probably too wet which weakens its strength. "Pouring" concrete is a misnomer. When it is properly mixed it has to be placed or pushed into position
I just wanted to get opinions on my plans to fix the somewhat sunken slab in our garage. We bought the house two years and (it's about 50 years old) and I have been monitoring the slab since day 1. It has not sunk any further so it's likely that the
having set thousands of posts of all kinds and sizes, i would offer this thought - its not the concrete speed or strength that matters, its the straightness of the post. and fyi, nobody who makes a living building fences mixes their concrete outside