6 Types of Hip Roof – Cost – Lifespan – Advantages – Disadvantages

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Hip roof is one of the most popular types of roofing in the United States, though many people don’t know what they are called or how they work. A hip or angled roof, is basically a type of roof which is sloping downward from crest to edge on all of it four sides. All the … Read more

How many yards are in a ton of gravel? (with Online Calculator)

How many Yards are in a ton of gravel?

So, you’re landscaping an area with a wish to cover the space with gravel and are now wondering how many tons of gravel you need for each yard of your lawn. At this stage the only thing you know is the square footage area you need to cover with gravel. So, how’d you tell the … Read more

Compaction of Concrete – Importance – Under & Over vibration – PDF

Compaction of Concrete

Compaction of concrete is an important step of concreting that plays vital role in quality control. We ensure proper compaction of concrete after placing the freshly mixed concrete. Compaction is the process that expels air voids in freshly placed concrete. Different methods of compaction allows aggregate to come close together to achieve higher density. It … Read more

Can You Pour Concrete Over Concrete? – Level – Thickness

Can you pour concrete over concrete

Let’s be honest, a lot of homeowners are wondering if one can pour new concrete over existing concrete and will it stick? That’s one way of escaping an entire concrete slab replacement – which is obviously a costly venture. Well; adding a layer of concrete over a cracked concrete patio can instantly revitalize the flooring. … Read more

What is Pakkawood? Composition – Products – Properties [2021 updated]

What is Pakkawood?

So, you’re in the market searching for a knife and you hear the term Pakkawood and now you’re wondering what is actually a pakkawood? Well, experts use the term “pakka wood” to refer a hard wooden laminate material. It is resistant to heat and is thus ideal to make cutlery and cooking utensils. But how … Read more

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