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Expansion joints in buildings - High rise and domestic

24th September 2012

Expansion joints in buildings - High rise and domestic

Expansion joints for existing buildings to reduce cracking

Expansion joints are an essential part of construction and they are found in all types of structures, ranging from homes, to bridges and tower blocks. They are essential because building materials expand and contract as they warm and cool down. This is known as thermal movement and can cause havoc in buildings, which lack expansion joints or have joints, which have been compromised by either poor construction or poor maintenance......

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