All posts tagged "cement"
What’s the Difference Between Concrete & Cement?
You know that cement sidewalk you walked on earlier today? It wasn’t cement. It was concrete. What about that cement mixer truck you saw at the construction site? Sorry. No such thing. It should be a concrete...
- Posted February 15, 2017
Glow in the Dark Cement, Sustainable Energy
In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss Glow-In-The-Dark Cement, advice on masonry, mortar and moisture (The Family Handyman) and a conversation with Rosie McGoldrick – Center for Sustainable Energy (www.energycenter.org/ExperienceElectric)
- Posted May 21, 2016
Concrete skin burns
The Holland Tunnel, which runs under New York’s Hudson River, was opened in 1927. It took seven years to complete, and required 130,000 cubic yards of concrete. Not too many people know that concrete hardens under water....
- Posted July 15, 2014
Protect Your Garage Floor
Is winter taking its toll on your garage floor? Is it all salt and grime when you open the door? In cold climates lots of salt and road grime accumulate under your car. Due to whatever else...
- Posted May 13, 2014
Setting a Fence Post Pt.1
Getting ready to set some fence posts in the corral and wondering how much cement you’ll need? In part I of our series on fences, you’ll learn to set fence posts the cowboy way. Most fence posts...
- Posted May 11, 2014
Glue in New PTDF Dividers
Question Our patio and cement walk-ways were put in with boards dividing the sections. Over the years the wood has rotted leaving about a 3-inch gap. We can figure out how to anchor new wood. We have...
- Posted March 5, 2014
Cement Based Roofing & Siding
Need super-strong, durable roofing and siding…that’s fireproof, rot- and insect-resistant too? Today you’ll learn why more and more homes are being clad with cement-based roofing and siding. The stone or brick walls you see on many homes...
- Posted March 3, 2014
Building a Fence Part 2
Building a Fence Aside from providing protection, a fence can do wonders to enhance the appearance of one’s home. Before starting construction, there are a few basic planning steps that should be taken. This is true for...
- Posted January 30, 2014