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How to reinforce a fence post - Hickman & Love

Fence Post Reinforcement: Quick Fixes and Best Solutions

29.06.22

Fence post reinforcement is essential to keep fences standing strong over time. Discover how to fix fence posts and what materials offer the best results. The structural integrity of a fence depends on its design, installation, and post-reinforcement. Whether it's strong winds, livestock, or fallen branches, we invest in fences to withstand the elements and remain standing strong.

Shuttering formwork - Hickman & Love

The Different Types of Formwork for Concrete Shuttering

10.06.22

Concrete shuttering can be achieved with various materials, sizes, and specifications of formwork. Discover what it is, the differences, and which is best for your concrete construction project. On average, shuttering formwork amounts to around 20-25% of overall structural costs in concrete construction. But while most formwork remains hidden or works as a temporary mould, it nevertheless plays a vital role in the overall safety, stability, and longevity of a building.

Prefabricated Rebar Cages - Hickman & Love

What Are Prefabricated Rebar Cages and Why Do You Need Them?

20.05.22

Prefabricated rebar cages are a versatile, quick, and reliable source for reinforcing concrete structures. This guide to prefabricated rebar cages provides in-depth properties, uses, and why we need it for modern construction.    Reinforced concrete is a central element in the construction industry. For a little perspective, the UK has produced between 300,000 and 450,000 metric tonnes year on year since 2009.

A142 reinforcing mesh - Hickman & LOve

A393 vs A142 Reinforcing Mesh

27.04.22

Both A393 and A142 steel reinforcement mesh are ideal for concrete construction, but which one best fits your building project? Discover the difference in size, price and project type in this handy guide.  Concrete has enabled mass global construction to dominate our landscapes due to its versatility, efficiency and durability. A staggering 4.4 billion tonnes of concrete are produced annually, making it the most widely used building material in the world.