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Innovations in Engineered Artificial Stone

BeOnStone Detail Brightens Up the Garage © Valiant Exteriors Engineered artificial stone has been popular for centuries. It may have reached its artis...
Two Sides to the EIFS Cladding System20190402221239

Two Sides to the EIFS Cladding System

Traditional Rendering Versus Slipfaced The exterior insulation finish system or EIFS was all the rage when service people returned from World War 2. T...
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Stucco, Ancient Art with Exciting Future

Stucco with its distinct texture © Valiant Exteriors The dividing line between stucco and plaster / rendering is vague, although stucco is more a deco...
Remarkable Bricks Are The Building Blocks of Civilization20181017032027

Remarkable Bricks Are The Building Blocks of Civilization

Brick are solid rectangular objects used in construction. Builders use them to make walls, paving, accessories and decoration. While the term traditio...
James Hardie – The Company And the Fascinating History20180829053812

James Hardie – The Company And the Fascinating History

James Hardie the company began when an enterprising young Scotsman left his family’s tannery business, and moved to Melbourne, Australia. It was 1888,...
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Things You May Not Know About Aluminum Metal

Aluminum comprises around 8% of Earth’s crust, making it the third most abundant element after oxygen and silicon. However, we seldom find it in raw f...