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Hi, We have lived in our street for over 6 years and we have a large drive, so usually park both cars in it. My hubby moved my car a few weeks ago, to get his car out and parked my car over the road, no residents parking, yellow lines etc. I didn't u
1 Choose a concrete mix with the right aggregate for the job. Aggregate is an additive - usually sand or stone - added to the cement mix to make it cheaper. For a very thin coat, you should choose a small aggregate
When making concrete it's important to use the correct concrete mixing ratios to produce a strong, durable concrete mix. To make concrete there are four basic materials you need: portland cement, sand, aggregate (stone), and water. The ratio of aggre
In Australia, carports are very common, and they are the ones that many people prefer having. The carports are normally designed and constructed by professionals. It needs an expert to ensure that the carport has been set up in the right way
The typical way of doing a concrete patio floor is to excavate soil at least 9", pour & compact gravel, then pour concrete. I was wondering, what will happen if: Excavate post holes, past the frost line, in each corner of the planned concrete flo
Exposed aggregate concrete can almost be compared to a piece of granite or marble transformed by polishing: A plain, unremarkable surface has been stripped away to reveal the exceptional beauty lying beneath. In the case of concrete, that beauty is i
Most inspectors will allow 3" dobbies, but really you should use 3" chairs to keep the rebar 3" clear off the bottom and sides. (The reason your engineer specified 3" is because of moisture protection and chairs allows less moisture than dobbies. ) I
I have a small section of wall (50sf) where the stairwell goes into the basement that is CMU (concrete masonry unit or concrete block) painted with at least an egg shell, possibly even semi-gloss. Where the CMU from the basement level meets the textu
The garage of your house pretty much stores every unwanted belonging that you do not want. Not only that, it’s commonly function as a place where your vehicles like cars or bikes, can be kept to take care of your vehicles and avoid vandalism and thef
We have the mixed blessing of a giant swath of exposed Canadian Shield on our property in Ontario. Literally a big flat area of exposed rock, no soil whatsoever. Scale is hard to see, but a satellite view looks like this: In our area it has been test