How to Build a Retaining Wall with Blocks

Retaining wall 

Building a Retaining wall are a common landscape feature and can be found in many different types of landscapes. In landscapes where the topography is sloping, retaining walls are often used to prevent erosion and landslides. They are also often used in residential settings as well. It can be a great way to solve drainage …

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12 Different Types of Drywall Texture You Can Try

drywall texture

Drywall texture is the process of adding surface texture to drywall in order to enhance its appearance. There are four main processes for applying drywall texture: taping, scrubbing, floating, and spraying. Taping is the process of applying multiple layers of a joint compound onto an area of drywall and then using a long sheet of …

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Knockdown Texture Everything You Need To Know

knockdown texture

Knockdown texture is a decorative paint technique where the paint is applied to a surface and then dragged across with a bristle brush or a trowel, leaving paint only in the indented areas. It is a faux finish that is created with a trowel, a paintbrush, and a bucket of mortar.  Knockdown texture can be …

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Everything You Need to Know About Hydraulic Cement

Hydraulic Cement

Hydraulic cement, also known as Portland cement, is the most common type of cement in general use around the world because it sets and hardens quickly. It is a fine powder that can be set underwater. Cement is a binder, a substance that sets and hardens independently, and is used to bind other materials together. …

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