David Sikes

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Do It Right the First Time

Too often, designers mistakenly equate concrete durability with compressive strength. But the American Concrete Institute Committee 201, in its "Guide to Durable Concrete," defines durability of concrete as its ability to resist weathering, chemical attack, abrasion, or any other process of deterioration. Concrete isn't durable if poor quality or improper materials are used to produce it. Read more

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