Concrete & Masonry
Drill, Drive, DONE—Finally a concrete anchor that works
The iconic brick layer’s trowel had found a new use.
Scouting photos for an upcoming video shoot covering moment frame, walls, foundation, and rim joists.
Long rods, a BIG drill, oversize washers, and an enormous wrench unbuckle a badly bowed wall. Notice the lack of 'excavator' on the list?
Letting the brick dry evenly is the key for old masonry walls that want to leak less energy
Adding brick to the outside of a house complicates insulating outside a slab. So Insulate inside.
An affordable insulated slab foundation suitable for climate zones 4, 5, and 6
Being safety conscious doesn't make you a sissy.
Can't get your bricklayers to answer the phone? Call SAM (Semi Automated Mason)
To suck air from under a slab, the slab must be airtight
Stone masonry is the art of preparing a rock to take its seat within a portion of a structure with perfect composure
Our Latin America Editor is on the ground in Ecuador and sending updates on construction technology, codes, and temporary housing
An affordable insulated slab foundation suitable for climate zones 1, 2, and 3