How to apply a non-slip broom texture to a concrete slab
The first finishing tool on the slab pushes down rocks and brings the cream to the top of the concrete surface
No premixing required
18 Videos, articles, and animations showing you how to get through Section 1 of the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. It is about the continuity between various components of the air barrier system and the thermal envelope.
Front-yard factories dot the coast road in Ecuador and Columbia
A solid connection for adding bolts to existing concrete
An easy to make scoop that cleans the bucket as you empty it.
A smooth slab begins with a lump of mud and a straight 2x5
A flowable concrete coating that makes a patchy old slab new again
A fast and inexpensive way to patch stucco walls. Put this in your bag of tricks.
The old-fashioned mathematical formula way and the shortcut way.
Repointing protects against water intrusion
26,000 pounds of granite cut with a 2-pound hammer in 1 hour, condensed into a 7-minute video
Which is better, a brick wall that stands for more than 800 years, or one that lasts 50 years?
A trowel-applied leveling compound that sticks to most substrates
In short, mortar is a mixture of some or all of the following materials: Portland cement, sand, lime clay, and more modern additives.
Brute strength will not win in a war with physics. Smart design predicts the resonance of a building and sidesteps the waves
Sakrete Fast Set Cement Patcher is the ideal product for the rapid repair of irregular cracks in a concrete slab.
Guts, grout, and happy accidents make concrete countertops that look like stone—at least to non-geologists
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers