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Forming America

Why the Quality of Your Shoring Matters 

01 Jul 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Concrete is a tough building material. It is used to build everything from houses to the world’s tallest skyscrapers. It creates strong structures when it has hardened but during pouring it requires heavy duty forming and shoring equipment to hold it in place. Many contractors…

5 Tips for Small Concrete DIY Projects 

02 Jun 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Concrete forming doesn’t have to be limited to big projects. The following tips are ideal for enjoying concrete forming on a smaller scale. From experimenting with your own concrete mixes to renting concrete forms for backyard building projects, these DIY tips will make sure you’re…

How to Spot the Leading Concrete Forms Supplier

20 May 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms, Concrete Forms Tips

There are many aspects of the construction industry that require a great deal of skill. Concrete forms contractors are experts in constructing the forms that are used to build everything from sidewalks, concrete walls, and even the pylons of elevated highways. Concrete forms are one…

What to Look for When Renting Formwork  

28 Apr 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

So, you’ve made the decision to rent formwork for your building project. Now you just have to find a good concrete form rental company to rent from. Choosing the right company for such important building tools takes time. It’s important to weigh the options and…

Single Sided Problem Solving

14 Apr 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Every day, cities are expanding and rebuilding in order to accommodate growing populations. As a result, there has been a spike in the number of specialized construction projects, and specialized construction problems. The most common issue arising during expansion is the challenge of adding concrete…

4 New Innovative Forms of Concrete

02 Mar 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

For most people, the word concrete brings to mind the hard, grey material that makes up so many of our bridges and buildings. However, thanks to recent developments in technology, design and advanced formwork services, new forms of concrete have been developed that may change…

How to Spot High Quality Concrete Form Renovation

19 Feb 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms Tips

Proper renovation can significantly extend the life of a concrete form. Improper renovation can cause costly blow-outs and ruin your building project. That’s a pretty big risk to take, so how can you tell whether your concrete formwork has been renovated properly or not? Low…

A Brief History of Concrete Forms

01 Feb 2016, Posted by F.A. in Concrete Forms

Concrete formwork as we know it today definitely has the look of a modern invention, but its roots go deep. The use of concrete forming products dates back further than you’d imagine. All the way back to ancient Rome in fact. Concrete Formwork’s Ancient Roots…