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Most impressive Concrete structures around the world

By far, concrete has been the number one building material. Its use has been seen for centuries where it’s used for building structures such as dams, statues, and landmarks among others. The reason as to why concrete is useful to many people irrespective of the centuries is the fact that it’s among the most versatile and ubiquitous building materials. It was used by ancient Greeks and ancient Romans. There are structures to testify of these facts and all around us; commercial concrete remains the one material that is continuously being used. Let’s take a look at some of the most impressive concrete structures that are in existence today. Continue reading Most impressive Concrete structures around the world

Top 5 tips for maintaining your concrete driveway

Concrete is the building material many of our driveways are made from. It’s long lasting and is very efficient. However, it is down to you and me to ensure that the concrete driveway is sufficiently maintained. This will ensure that it lasts a long time & does its job correctly. There are a number of tips that will enable you to achieve these goals on your driveway. Here are the 5 tips that top the list.
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The pros and cons of concrete flooring

Concrete flooring

Concrete is one of the most common flooring materials in use. There are a number of reasons that can influence the choice for this kind of floor. It is, however, a personal choice whether to use or not use it as your flooring material. Of course, your decision must be an informed one based on the associated advantages and disadvantages of these floors. The following are the most important pros and cons of concrete flooring that you ought to know:

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5 Fun Facts About Construction

For a very long time, we have been constructing buildings including strange structures and mind-blowing buildings. While construction is how we usually shape the structures around us, the technique, the process, and the scale have all changed a great deal. Due to this, construction is now more than just the assembly of infrastructures and buildings.

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Which Is Better: Concrete, Wood, or Brick? A Closer Look into Home Building Materials

Long ago, choosing a building material was a simple decision since the options were reasonably limited. Today, however, you can find yourself lost with all the choices available in the market, from natural products to synthetic alternatives, even to combinations of both.

If you are wondering what building material you should use for house building (check out this excellent house builders guide for more information), the most popular picks are wood, brick, and concrete. Although they are all extensively used in modern-era home construction, each of them has its own unique strengths and weaknesses, particularly in the aspects of insulation value, cost, durability, safety, ease of construction, and maintenance.

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Moon Rocks into Concrete!

Concrete forms the basis of the vast majority of modern construction. It’s strong, versatile, and hard wearing, making it a perfect building material for both commercial and domestic use. But there is one downside to concrete, one you probably hadn’t had to consider: it’s very heavy. Now, this might sound obvious, and normally it isn’t much of an issue. But if you’re thinking of building something on the moon, suddenly it becomes a big consideration.

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Everything You Need to Know About Concrete

Are you in the process of working on a project for your home or office that involves using concrete? Are you just curious about concrete and what concrete is made of? Concrete is an incredibly functional and durable material used for a wide range of purposes, from making driveways to house foundations. Read on for a quick guide to understanding and making concrete, put together by our concrete experts at Base Concrete.

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3D Building a House Using Concrete: Built in 24 Hours!

Anyone that has ever purchased a new-build property will know of the frustration, costs, delays, and problems that can all mark the purchasing experience. Buying a new build property is not only very expensive but with builders often taking their time and a variety of issues arising, the delays can be lengthy, and all of this means inconvenience, time and money for the purchaser.

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However, it seems that as we move more and more into the digital era, this type of problem could become a thing of the past. In fact, advanced technology could result in more people having access to their own property through reduced costs and these frustrating delays and issues could become a thing of the past. How? Welcome to the world of 3D printing.

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