How to Insulate an Existing Concrete Slab?

(A Complete Guide) In this guide we will answer the question, “How to insulate an existing concrete slab?”. This article will provide a step by step instruction, tips, and several points to remember to successfully install insulation to an existing concrete slab. A discussion also on several types of insulation is presented in this article. … Read more

Why is Concrete Cured? (5 reasons)

This blog will answer the question “why concrete is cured”, and cover the topics on the chemical process involved in concrete curing, factors involved in the curing process, different methods for curing concrete and appropriate implementations of each, difference between curing and drying and results of properly cured cement.  Why is concrete cured? Concrete is … Read more

Why Cement Is Bad for The Environment? (A Comprehensive Overview)

In this article we will answer the question, “Why Cement is bad for the environment?”. The discussion will include the greenhouse gases emitted of the cement industry, damage of limestone extraction, and the effect of using concrete in the cities. In addition, this article will present a brief discussion of eco-friendly cement alternatives. Why is … Read more

Why Concrete Cracks (3+ Reasons)

This article will answer the question “why concrete cracks” by elaborating the most common reasons for this kind of defect. Questions about the difference between pre-hardened and hardened concrete cracks as well as the prevalent chemical reaction causing internal stress in concrete will also be covered in this blog post. Why concrete cracks? The most … Read more

Why is Concrete Weak in Tension? (3 reasons)

This article will answer the question “Why is concrete weak in tension?” and will cover topics such as the roles of concrete components in its overall tensile strength. Standard building techniques to increase concrete’s tensile strength will also be tackled in this blog post. Why is concrete weak in tension? Concrete is weak in tension … Read more

Why is Concrete Bleeding? (3 reasons)

This article will answer the question “Why is concrete bleeding” and will extensively discuss its effects and mitigation measures to avoid its recurrence in future construction projects. Topics about densities of concrete components as well as factors that affect its values will also be covered in this blog post. Why is concrete bleeding? Concrete bleeding … Read more

Why Cement Is Bad for The Environment? (A Comprehensive Overview)

In this article we will answer the question, “Why Cement is bad for the environment?”. The discussion will include the greenhouse gases emitted of the cement industry, damage of limestone extraction, and the effect of using concrete in the cities. In addition, this article will present a brief discussion of eco-friendly cement alternatives. Why is … Read more