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Concrete Forms

Different Types of Concrete Formwork Ties

10 Aug 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Learn how to secure the correct concrete formwork ties for your concrete forming project. There are many different types of concrete formwork ties utilized across construction sites every day, and the right types of concrete formwork ties provide the safety standards and quality execution every…

When Can You Remove Formwork on Elevated Slabs?

30 Jul 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

As one of the most important building materials used in construction, proper care and use of concrete is critical to the success of a project. From finding the best concrete forms for sale to placement and curing, there is a science to properly using concrete…

When Can You Remove Formwork on Columns and Walls?

05 May 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

For any project involving concrete, formwork is a crucial step in the process. The formwork holds any concrete structures in place until it has fully set and can be stable on its own. This is especially critical in walls and columns that will need to…

How to Find a New Concrete Forms Supplier

21 Apr 2021, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, Tips

When starting a construction project, you want to make sure you are using the best and most reliable materials and vendors. You’re building a structure meant to last and this relies on choosing quality suppliers, rather than something easy or familiar. Of course, sometimes accidents…

Why Are Schools Today So Expensive to Build?

03 Jun 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

There has been a significant upward trend in recent years related to building costs for schools. Rising costs are being impacted most by the construction industry, economy, labor force, and price of materials for things like concrete wall forms. By comparing square foot averages over…

7 Free Mobile Apps Every Construction Firm Should Download

29 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

There are many different tools needed by a construction firm, ranging from small gadgets, such as hammers and nails, to heavy machinery and Symons concrete forms. While few people think of mobile apps as a tool used in construction, they can be incredibly helpful to…

4 Tips for Hiring Construction Subcontractors

15 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

The construction industry is highly collaborative due to the fact that it encompasses so many different trades. Putting up a building requires experts in constructing the structure, wiring, plumbing, heating and air, and more. Your crew may have someone on hand who can cover several…

The World’s Top 5 Most Expensive “Megaprojects”

08 Jan 2020, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, News

While many construction companies have worked on fairly large projects, few have taken on the challenge of one of these so-called “megaprojects.” These projects are huge in scope and budget, with over a billion dollars going into each one. Megaprojects take place around the world,…

What Is Shoring Equipment Used For?

20 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Digging trenches can be very useful during construction, but they can also be very dangerous if not carefully shored up. Shoring up the sides of a trench will help prevent it from collapsing, creating a safe work environment for anyone who is in or around…

What Types of Concrete Forms Can I Rent?

13 Nov 2019, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

One of the easiest ways for a construction company to lower their costs and put green, environmentally friendly practices into play is to rent concrete forms that can be used multiple times. In case if you are willing to read more about reasons why you…