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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
By standard, I mean it was a typical Quikrete mix with gravel, sand and portland cement. As I was working the top of it with a float, I realized it wasn't going to dry anywhere near the smooth-ish texture of the rest of the floor. I'm guessing that's
Here in my town, I have seen foundation repair that is great for loss of substructure support, such as soil compaction or erosion. What they do is bore a hole in the slab, and inject expanding urathane foam into the slab underside, as they watch the
It doesn't look to me like the slab has shifted, since the crack appears level and isn't terribly wide. I would contact a concrete contractor, one that specializes in repairs, if there is erosion under the slab they can usually pump a slurry under it