Cold Weather Concrete: Secrets To A Successful Winter Pour
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Cold Weather Concrete: Secrets To A Successful Winter Pour

Picture Above: A freshly placed concrete slab still wet on the top surface Cold Weather and Foundations The surrounding local temperature has a big effect on the setting time of cold concrete. The steps to take with foundations during cold weather are outlined below:  Chemical Reaction Hydration is the chemical reaction when cement and water…

Brick House Foundations Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide For Owner-Builders
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Brick House Foundations Made Easy: A Step-by-Step Guide For Owner-Builders

A Concrete  Foundations Placing Guide Cast Your foundations This guide will help owner-builders to cast the concrete foundations. These foundations are for external brick walls around a new house, or for extensions of an existing house. THE NHBRC (National Homebuilders Association Council) requirements for house foundations: For single-story buildings with tiled or sheeted roofs in stable soil…