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How to Prevent Plaster Defects During the Construction Stage?

How to Prevent Plaster Defects During the Construction Stage?

Plaster defects can be easily avoided in the construction stage if the necessary precautions are taken at the right time. The preventive measures range from proper preparation and cleaning of the wall surface to selecting suitable materials and following ...

How to Select the Best Paint Finish for Your Home?

How to Select the Best Paint Finish for Your Home?

Paint finish or paint sheen for interior spaces is chosen based on the amount of shine and durability required. While the color of the paint brings in vividity to a space, its finish determines the texture of the surface ...

How to Reduce the Possibility of Crack Development in Concrete?

How to Reduce the Possibility of Crack Development in Concrete?

The possibility of crack development in different structural concrete elements can be reduced by adopting various design and construction measures. These methods can help reduce or eliminate the causes responsible for the formation of cracks. Common types of cracks ...

How Does Corrosion Affect Tensile Strength of Steel?

How Does Corrosion Affect Tensile Strength of Steel?

Corrosion of steel elements used in construction significantly alters their properties and impacts their overall strength. Several factors like environmental conditions and the material’s inherent properties govern its toughness. The two major mechanical properties of construction steel that define ...

How to Choose the Best Insulation for Buildings?

How to Choose the Best Insulation for Buildings?

Insulated buildings not only minimize the transmission of heat but also control the energy costs. Various forms of insulations are used in building construction to reduce the transmission of thermal energy within walls, floors, and ceilings to create a ...

How to Repair Concrete Cracks Using Epoxy?

How to Repair Concrete Cracks Using Epoxy?

The epoxy injection method can be used to repair concrete cracks based on its width, length, and depth. The procedure used to inject epoxy into the cracks may vary depending on the location and direction of the cracks. This ...

What is Parametric Modeling?

What is Parametric Modeling?

Parametric modeling (or parametric design) is the creation of a digital model based on a series of computer-generated rules or algorithms, known as parameters. This process is a quantum leap in the world of architecture as it can help ...