Many types of surface treatment systems are available for the treatment of horizontal surface such as roofs and vertical surfaces for instance wall buildings constructed from various construction materials such brick, stone, concrete, tarmac and slate. Penetrating sealers, surface-applied corrosion ...
Do you need to remove the ads? Join now!
Discy Latest Articles
Pre-Cast Concrete Walls – Types, Connections, and Advantages
Precast concrete walls are constructed by casting concrete in a reusable wall mold or form which is then cured in a controlled environment, transported to the construction site and lifted into place. The main function of the precast walls is to speed up ...
How to Strengthen Existing Concrete Walls?
Strengthening of existing reinforced concrete walls becomes necessary either when they lose their strength and capacity to take up the stipulated loads or when you need to increase their load carrying capacity. This kind of rehabilitation is mostly required for ...
Cracks in Masonry Walls – Types, Causes and Repair of Cracks
Several types of cracks occur in masonry walls in a building which can be minor and insignificant, some requiring expensive repairs and in some extreme cases the only solution is total demolition of the wall. Causes of these cracks in ...
Precast Concrete Walls – Connections and Structural Actions
The precast concrete walls gain higher in-plane stiffness providing higher stability for the precast buildings. Connections and structural actions of precast walls are discussed.
What is Frost Wall? Types and Uses of Frost Walls
Frost wall or frost protected wall construction is to prevent soil beneath the building from freezing for protection of foundations in freezing temperature climates. Types of frost walls, their requirements and uses are discussed.
Methods to Reduce Efflorescence in Newly Constructed Masonry Walls
Several methods and techniques are available to reduce the efflorescence in newly constructed masonry walls. Efflorescence reduction systems should be thoroughly executed otherwise the required result will not be achieved.
How to Decide Thickness of Different Masonry Walls in Buildings?
Thickness of masonry walls in a building is designed based on loads and other factors. Various requirements for suitable thickness of masonry walls are discussed.