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Posts Tagged ‘ construction joints ’

Placing Concrete Joints

Thursday, November 17th, 2016
cracked concrete

Concrete placed without joints is susceptible to uneven cracks.

Concrete joints are an important part of any concrete masonry project, as they help compensate when concrete expands or shrinks due to changes in temperature. Without them, cracks can form in the surface of the concrete. Concrete joints help prevent these cracks and provide a more finished concrete product. Cracks that do form will occur in specific locations that can be easily monitored for repair. (more…)