"StixnStones" Blog

Wellcraft Egress Systems

Posted by Richard Brienza on Tue, Mar 29, 2011 @ 09:03 AM

Adding code compliant increased living space to your home has never been easier to do thanks to the Wellcraft Egress System. Window well escape systems may be a safety requirement, but you don’t have to sacrifice your basement's beauty to comply with the code.  The Wellcraft Egress offers a complete system that turns your basement into a naturally bright, comfortable living room, bedroom, home theatre, recreation room or home office.

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Tags: Egress Systems, Basement Egress Systems, Wellcraft Egress System

What are Permeable Pavers?

Posted by Richard Brienza on Sat, Mar 19, 2011 @ 10:03 AM
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Tags: Environmentaly Green Pavers, Unilock Permeable Pavers, Nicolock Permeable Pavers, Permeable pavers, Techo Bloc Permeable Pavers

What is Ready-Mix Concrete?

Posted by Richard Brienza on Wed, Mar 9, 2011 @ 07:03 AM

What is Ready-Mix Concrete?
In its basic form Ready Mix Concrete is the mixture of sand, stone, cement and water. The cement (a dry fine powder) is combined with water to form a paste which is than mixed with fine and coarse aggregates (sand and stone respectively) to form a solid material when cured. The sand acts as a filler between the larger pieces of stone in ready mix concrete. There can be other cementitious ingredients added to concrete such as fly ash, ground granulated blast furnace slag and silica fume, in addition to a range of admixtures that can be used to enhance and change the properties of ready mix concrete.

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Tags: Ready-Mix Concrete, Ready Mix Plant, DOT Plant

Cleaning & Removing "Efflorescence"

Posted by Richard Brienza on Tue, Mar 1, 2011 @ 13:03 PM

What is efflorescence and how can I remove it?

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Tags: Efflorescence Removal, Masonary Cleaners, Cleaning Efflorescence