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Efflorescence on Concrete Floor and Removal Methods

Efflorescence is white powdery material formed on concrete floor surface when soluble salts migrate to the surface of concrete. It is produced due to low temperatures, moist conditions, condensation, rain, dew, and water added to the surface of ...

How to Pour New Concrete Over Old Concrete Surface?

New concrete is commonly poured over old concrete, which may have been damaged for any reason, for repairing purpose. However, this approach is not suitable option unless the existing concrete is in good shape structurally.

Topping Concrete – Work Procedure, Types and Advantages

Topping concrete is defined as a layer of high strength concrete placed on an old, worn out concrete surface to provide a dense, abrasion-resistant surface, to increase structural depth and strength of the base concrete.[caption id="attachment_26792" align="aligncenter" width="450"]

Concrete Gutter Construction- Methods and Work Procedure

Gutter is a concrete component that constructed beside pavements. The function of concrete gutter is to discharge water and prevent it to infiltrate beneath the pavement. Moreover, not only does it eliminates the need for side ditches but also it ...

Methods of Precast Concrete Constructions

Precast concrete construction system has its own characteristics which influence the layout, span length, construction depth, and stability system to a great extent. In precast concrete construction, majority of structural members are manufactured in manufacturing plants away from the construction ...

Work Procedure of Plastering on Masonry Surfaces

Plaster is a thin layer of mortar applied over the masonry surface and it acts as a damp-proof coat over the brick masonry work. Plastering also provides a finished surface over the masonry that is firm and smooth hence it ...

How to Construct Concrete Stairs?

Construction of concrete stairs includes steps such as designing, preparing foundation, building formwork, placement of reinforcement steel bars, concreting, finishing and curing. Construction of concrete stairs is a difficult task that requires an engineer to study all the aspects and design ...