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A Beginner's Guide to Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

By admin• 11 May, 2018 •

Pre-cast concrete holds a special place in the building world, offering a quick, easy, and affordable way to construct walls and other structures. Pre-cast concrete is not poured on site. Rather, as its name implies, it comes in the form of pre-cast blocks. One of the most common forms of pre-cast concrete goes by the name of autoclaved aerated concrete.

Known as AAC for short, this building material offers a number of unprecedented benefits. Unfortunately, many people fail to capitalize on these, thanks to a general lack of familiarity with AAC. If you would like to get up to speed with this exciting form of pre-cast concrete, read on. This article will provide a useful introduction to the world of AAC.

5 Ways To Use Glass Blocks in Your Home

By admin• 12 Mar, 2018 •

When you are thinking about remodeling your home, there are many different ideas and materials you are likely exploring. One of the options you might not have thought about previously is glass block. Glass blocks are a highly versatile material that can you can use throughout your home in a variety of ways.

Get to know some of the ways that you can use glass blocks in your home. Then, you can begin planning your home remodeling project as soon as possible.

Easy Ways to Streamline Your DIY Home Remodel

By admin • 09 Jan, 2018 •

After taking a community woods class and binge-watching home improvement shows, you might be more than ready to whip out the chop saw and get started on those home updates. Unfortunately, if you aren't careful, a project that seems like it might only take a weekend could burn through your vacation days before you know it. Here are three easy ways to streamline your DIY home remodel.

5 Reasons to Choose Traditional Brick for Your New Home

By admin • 14 Nov, 2017 •

Brick construction dates back thousands of years, but don't confuse it with an outdated or unnecessary technique. While modern building techniques may not use as much brick as they did in the past, it's still an attractive and affordable way to build a durable home that lasts for decades. When you're investing in a custom home built to your specifications, brick definitely belongs on your list of potential exterior materials.

Why should you build with brick today? These five benefits of brick construction are sure to win you over.

Areas to Re-Evaluate When Revitalizing Your Home

By Admin • 14 Sep, 2017 •

Gradually revamping your home yourself can save you a lot of money (as long as you stick to projects that you know you can do, of course), but it's not just the house that you have to concentrate on. While giving the exterior a new coat of paint or adding new doors can certainly make the home look better, you also have to look at how the surroundings affect your home's curb appeal.

If you're going to change how your house looks, it's time to look at the entire property and see how other aspects will need to change. Many of these are projects you can do yourself at least partially with the right building supplies.

Caring for and Securing Your Building Supplies

By Admin• 13 Jul, 2017 •

A great way to maximize the pride you have in your home is to commit yourself to completing home improvement projects with your own hands. With the right combination of skills and determination, you'll be able to provide your home with exciting upgrades that will help you be satisfied with your work for years to come.

However, if you don't take care to maintain your building materials throughout the process, you might struggle to complete your project successfully. One person is likely to move a lot more slowly than a professional crew, so it's important that you take steps to make sure your materials can withstand the delay.

Below, you'll find a guide to some tips for securing your building materials throughout a remodeling project. Keeping these suggestions in mind can save you time and money and help you find the supplies you need when you reach for them.

Types of Brick

By Admin• 11 May, 2017 •

Brick is a durable product used in construction throughout time, from the ancient Egyptians to the present day. Brick lasts, and it is an attractive material to work with in home construction. Some other benefits of brick include:

  • Fire-resistant
  • Moisture-resistant
  • Handles temperature fluctuations well
  • Wind-resistant

Do you know there are several types of bricks? Bricks have been adapted for use in a variety of construction projects and for different purposes. Some examples of the different types of bricks according to their use are the following.

  • Architectural brick-Used for design purposes
  • Concrete brick-An easy unit for construction purpose
  • Residential brick-This is the brick type most familiar.
  • Paving brick-These are found in upscale neighborhoods or businesses.

The list goes one, but it is easy to see how the variety of brick is utilized for the specific purposes of the construction project at hand. Redford Building Supply Company is glad to discuss the advantages of many different building materials for you project. We can give your our recommendations, can propose several different types of brick, and can supply you with a cost analysis report so that you can make an educated decision regarding the material for your construction project. We look forward to working with you.

Benefits of Precast Concrete Steps

By Admin• 07 Mar, 2017 •

Installing new steps outside of your home or business can help make your property even more beautiful and functional. Using precast concrete steps , instead of getting steps made on-site, usually has many benefits.

A Beginner's Guide to Autoclaved Aerated Concrete

By admin • 11 May, 2018 •

5 Ways To Use Glass Blocks in Your Home

By admin • 12 Mar, 2018 •

Easy Ways to Streamline Your DIY Home Remodel

By admin • 09 Jan, 2018 •