What is the best way to fix wood veneer? Ideally, you should use a veneer press. This could be a cold, hot or vacuum press as the case may be and you would use either yellow or white glue. Though this...
The construction methods of a mud shower pan in a tile shower remodel can make or mistake the completed installation. Faulty shower pans can lead to cracks, leaks, and an overall disaster. Follow thes...
One effective DIY home repair job that takes only a few minutes, but is nevertheless important to the structure of your home, is patching breaks in a basement wall. Before beginning the project,...
What is Portland Cement? Portland cement (PC) is the principal binder that, upon hydration and setting, holds aggregates (coarse and fine) together in concrete. It has the ability to stand in water ...
Concrete has an interesting history. Evidence shows that the early Romans worked with concrete as early as 200 BC and as you might have already guessed, they used it to build their aqueducts and br...
Hiring a contractor for a plastering job is as age old as the Great Sphinx itself! In the same age range as tile, brick, and cement, plaster is also one of oldest building materials and even ancien...
In the recent past, many American homes contained walls that were made of gypsum plaster - a combination of powder and water applied over a wire mesh. This process was rather lengthy and in an effo...
Concrete has traditionally endured a poor reputation as a fundamental building material due to perceptions concerning its reliance on virgin raw materials and the energy consumption and emissions asso...
No matter where you have gotten it from, be it a holiday gift or an impulse buy, a model tank can be extremely fun to assemble. If you have decided to try assembling models as a hobby just remember th...
Andy Nevitt, a screed flooring expert from CEMEX UK, the leading building materials provider, talks about what architects, developers and self builders need to know when choosing screeds to use over u...