Category: Building Materials
June 3, 2021
Different uses for a Concrete Pump

Concrete pumps are the machines that take the freshly mixed concrete to the place where it has to be poured through horizontal or vertical pipelines. It has a motor engine. Before the invention of the concrete pumps, mixed concrete used to be placed in the hoppers and then cranes were used to carry it to […]

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June 3, 2021
What is Engineered Formwork System

Engineered Formwork is made up of prefabricated modules with a metal frame. This is different from conventional formworks that are built on-site. It usually consists of steel or aluminum that doesn’t wrap like a conventional form of wood material. There are many features of engineered Formwork. Continue reading to know more. Features If you are […]

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June 3, 2021
Is Shotcrete Stronger Than Concrete?

  Vin civil world Concrete is a versatile material, it has a seamless beauty that makes everything look aesthetically appealing. There is a wide range of diversity available in the grades, textures, design and functions of concrete. They are all formed based on the characteristics of being lightweight, heavyweight, porous, mass, cellular concretes, etc just […]

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June 3, 2021
Best Practises To Erect Concrete Formwork Safely

a   Formwork is a crucial element in the construction industry. It must be designed, fabricated, erected and supported while later on, it also has to be removed and maintained. It acts as a crucial part to support all the vertical and horizontal loads that are erected. Here are some of the best practices for […]

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June 1, 2021
The Comprehensive Guide to Different Building Material Types

  Research from 2020 shows that around 61% of a home's final cost goes toward building materials. So, for some, it makes sense to build a home instead of going for existing construction. At the moment, material costs have escalated across the globe, so you might want to research your options before you decide. Check […]

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May 20, 2021
DIY Indoor Greenhouse: Steps to Make a Greenhouse

A greenhouse is a building whose walls and roof are predominately made with transparent materials. Such materials include glass or a kind of plastic that is translucent. Read more about DIY Indoor Greenhouse. These buildings come in different sizes ranging from little sheds also referred to as cold frames to large buildings (industrial size). They […]

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May 19, 2021
5 effective kitchen floor materials and designs

Your kitchen floor can make a drastic impact on the appearance of the room. You can opt for a statement patterned tile or a minimalist concrete foundation for an ultra-chic style. Flooring is a brilliant way to connect the kitchen and dining room if you have an open plan set up. If you have cracks, […]

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May 18, 2021
Benefits of balcony waterproofing

Balconies are not just an area for recreation but also add aesthetic appeal to the house. People have recently realized the fact and have been spending money to buy decorative pieces for their balconies. However, what they still do not realize is that balconies as a structure are more prone to water seepage. They are […]

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May 16, 2021
10 Ways To Make Your Roof Last Longer

When it comes to any structure, it’s undeniable that the roof is significant. It protects you from debris, weather, and extreme temperatures. But it’s also a part of your home that adds charm and curb appeal to your home. The better roofing you have, the higher your property value can be. Because of this, it’s […]

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May 3, 2021
Drilling Defined: A Guide to the Best Types of Drill Bits

Wait, you mean you shouldn't use the set of drill bits that came in your new DIY tool bag for every material you can find? No! You want to use different types of drill bits for other materials. (Ideally, the types of materials they were designed to be used on.) Yes, technically, you could use […]

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April 28, 2021
How To Make Your DIY Project Easy With Correct Equipments

Most people are opting for DIY because it's convenient. It allows you to complete projects like building, reconstructing, and repairing without the aid of professionals and experts. However, it's advisable to seek help from experts if you're a DIY beginner. That's because most projects require a skill. If you intend to work on a huge […]

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April 28, 2021
4 Construction Methods for Creating Buildings

As you drive around Harrisburg, PA, you’re likely to see new construction projects. Whether for residential or commercial purposes, it seems like another building goes up every day. If you’re looking to begin a construction project here or elsewhere, you have a lot of decisions to make. Choosing from among the different construction methods is […]

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April 27, 2021
How to Prepare an Industrial Floor Before Painting?

Industrial businesses always need to make sure that they have hard-wearing, durable, safe and high-performance flooring. This will ensure that the flooring is able to withstand the tough nature of the work as well as provide a safe work environment for your staff, but it important to note that surface preparation is a key stage […]

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April 26, 2021
Slab X Ray: The Important Role in Construction

Ever wonder why construction sites take x-rays of concrete slabs? Read more about slab x ray here on Urban Splatter. How versatile is concrete in construction? Concrete is probably the most used construction material after water as it accounts for nearly twice the quantity of other building materials in most constructions. The house you currently […]

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April 20, 2021
Safety Considerations For Home Extensions

Adding an extension to your home, especially if you plan to carry on living in the property throughout the work, will mean a variety of considerations must be given to safety. As with all building work, there are many safety aspects that you must consider not just while the actual building takes shape, but when […]

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April 15, 2021
5 Window Tips for Post Construction Window Cleaning

Even if they are just windows, cleaning them will not be easy, especially if it’s post-construction. Window cleaning after a renovation or any construction is not like a regular cleaning session, swiping up and down; it’s a specialised job. With paint, plaster and other materials used on your panels, simple washing and drying out won’t […]

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April 9, 2021
5 Things to Know Before Building a Swimming Pool

  Whether you're a homeowner or a property developer, building a swimming pool is an exciting investment. Not only will a pool increase the property's outdoor utility, but it will also serve as the backyard's centerpiece. A pool installation is also a fairly intense undertaking. If you don't know where to start, then the process […]

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April 7, 2021
Your Guide to the Uses of Industrial Paints

  Did you know that the earliest groups of emulsions in the form of paint first gained popularity 30,000 years ago? Since then, paint technology has gone full cycle. The rapid growth comes in the wake of numerous inventions and ideas. Today, industrial paints are useful in diverse sectors. They include in the construction, manufacturing, […]

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April 1, 2021
A Straightforward Guide to Disposing Construction Waste

Construction waste isn't the kind of material that you throw in your regular trash, and expect your local trash hauler to make it disappear. As a matter of fact, construction waste is its own special kind of material. Therefore, it has its own regulations and rules that you have to follow to properly dispose of […]

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March 30, 2021
Warning Signs to Look for Before Buying a House

Buying a house is an expensive investment. When looking for a suitable house to buy, you will come across lots of options for your new home. Unfortunately, not all properties are a great investment because they could be harboring underlying issues that can come back to haunt you in the form of costly repairs or […]

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March 25, 2021
Can Retrofitting Help Modernize Old Structures: Here Is What You Should Know

Retrofitting is the new norm in the construction industry. It is all about upgrading the old infrastructure to match the current needs. Read on to know how retrofitting is helping old infrastructure.

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March 22, 2021
How Commercial Metal Buildings are Profitable for Businesses

How can you make your business profitable? The simple answer is by earning more money than you invest, right. Do you know that choosing the metal building over the wooden and concrete is an excellent option for saving money? Building construction took a lot of time and money, and it creates wastages. But in the […]

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March 19, 2021
Guide on Construction Materials and Types

Construction Materials For the construction of different structures, there’s a vast wide range of products that are used. Building materials occur either naturally like clay, wood, twig and leaves, rocks, and sand or are artificial, which in this case some are more synthetic and others are less synthetic. The materials used for construction include: Cement […]

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February 28, 2021
Affordable Ways to Revamp an Outdated Bathroom

No one wants to be stuck preparing for a big day in an outdated bathroom, but not all homeowners can afford full remodels. The good news is, there's plenty of middle ground between ripping out and replacing every fixture and living with a bathroom that feels like a time machine. Read on to find out […]

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