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To calculate how many block you need, figure how many square feet of wall you have and multiply by 1.125. Multiply number of courses times number of corners to get the number of corner blocks required, you can subtract that… Continue reading

Disadvantages In Cold Climates The Concrete Block House

Concrete blocks are lightweight, durable and fireproof, making them a useful homebuilding material. Thermal mass, correctly used, moderates internal temperatures by averaging out diurnal (day−night) extremes. Thermal mass is particularly beneficial where there is a big difference between day and more...

Is Acceptable For Log Home Chinking Hunter Homes LogFinish

Today there are inexpensive modern materials available that greatly simplify the process of log building so you can put up a house with very little in the way of skill, time, or money. Hunter Log Homes LogFinish I am hoping… Continue reading

Jack Flat Also Called Arch

One of the primary objectives of the current study was to evaluate the longitudinal force exerted on the bridge due to increased axle loads of freight wagons. Three-dimensional numerical modeling and analysis was carried out to identify the critical locations… Continue reading

Sustainable Construction Mark Key Rammed Earth

Modern technology replaces the pole with a mechanical ram. It can be controlled as a feature or eliminated. Brushed finishes help reduce formwork marks that can create a concrete-like appearance, but this is only necessary with fine grain size ingredients.… Continue reading

Plaster Colors For Wall

Finishing adobe masonry contributes to the adobe’s structural strength, ability to resist water and weathering and color or appearance. The mud plaster must be smoothed by hand once it is applied, a process that may incorporate animal skins or similar… Continue reading

Adhered Veneer Specifications CE Center

At the end of this program, students will understand the proper construction of adhered masonry veneer walls. Learn how to obtain extended warranties from proprietary installation systems. This practice does not cover all flashing or moisture management requirements.  The… Continue reading

House Exterior Frame Or The Brick Homes?

Pink dots show where a residence’s exterior wall is brick, blue dots show frame houses. Contemporary homes are more likely to use these newer and sometimes bemoaned materials. The average year that the city’s 13 metal homes were built is… Continue reading