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Reference Number: KB-00796 Last Modified: July 16, 2015 The information in this article applies to: QUESTION How do I create a chamfer or bevel at the top of a concrete column? ANSWER You can use the solid Primitive Tools in Chief Architect to create
Courtesy Fiberon Decking Do you need to replace a broken, ugly, stained concrete patio? Don't spend thousands of dollars (or break your own back) having it demolished. Instead, install a ground-level deck right over it! But first, you will need to in
PVA (or poly vinyl adhesive) is a kind of glue that is also used in building work and craft projects. I tend to buy both in bulk so that I have plenty available for big paintings and commissions. Stucco is not a particularly flexible medium and so th
This insulated concrete form is cut away to show the inner structure of the formwork and the reinforcing bar (rebar). The cavity is filled with concrete to create the permanent wall. Insulating concrete form or insulated concrete form (ICF) is a syst
I've removed most of what's there (carpet, panel walls, old ceiling tiles, floor tile, etc) and am at a point where I need to prepare the basement for finishing. What do I need to do to the concrete floor and walls (and maybe the rest of the area) be
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Whoever installed the existing washing machine in the basement was unable to extend one of the legs long enough to adjust for the slope in the concrete floor. So they took a piece of wood and stuck it under that corner. The washing machine is level a
I am currently updating to a new gravel driveway for our house, and all the kerb edgings are now in. I need to add 2 rows of small square edging stones at the drive entrance. As these will be receiving the vehicular traffic on and off the drive, I wa
I am constructing a building from reinforced concrete and AAC blocks in Indonesia. The building will have a flat (2% sloping) roof of reinforced concrete. This will be exposed to tropical rain, as will a overhanging canopy
Since nobody else it going for this, then I'll give my two cents (based on limited experience, so please, anyone else feel free to chime in). When it comes to concrete roads, for example, after patching it a few times the road eventually becomes too