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The Problem of Rebar Corrosion


If you have ever driven under the elevated portions of the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, you probably noticed the litany of rust stains and exposed rebar visible on many of the expressway’s concrete support columns. These are the product of…

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The Problem of Rebar Corrosion

If you have ever driven under the elevated portions of the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto, you probably noticed the litany of rust stains and exposed rebar visible on many of the expressway’s concrete support columns. These are the product of a structurally damaging process called corrosion. Corrosion occurs when chlorides – primarily from de-icing salts […]

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COVID-19 Update

To our valued customers, In our efforts to help protect yourselves and our employees amidst the COVID-19 situation, we are implementing the following protocols effective 10 am, March 24. We expect the Government of Ontario to release a list of businesses permitted to operate during the shut-down period. Once we have reviewed this list, we […]

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COVID 19 Update

March 18, 2020 To our valued customers, Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, I want to assure you that we are taking the necessary precautions to keep our staff and customers safe while continuing to serve you. Currently, in accordance with Premier Doug Ford’s statement today, all Form and Build locations remain open and are adhering to […]

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Advanced Forms – What Can Forms Do For You?

Greg Rea, General Manager Concrete forming literally builds the foundations on which our homes and cities are constructed. For almost 45 years, Form and Build has been in the business of providing the highest-quality products to the forming industry. Our knowledgeable staff have advised customers on forms and forming accessories that help get the job […]

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Battling Slippery Walkways Without Damaging Your Concrete

Devan Martel, Outside Sales Representative We experience harsh winters in Canada. As the cold weather approaches, you may be thinking “I need to buy some salt”. For years, salt has been the go-to solution to combat ice build-up on our concrete sidewalks, patios, and driveways. However, de-icing salt can cause damage that lowers the value […]

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Corrosion of Steel in Concrete – A Losing Battle… or is it?

Devan Martel, Outside Sales Representative Corrosion is one of the leading factors when it comes to the durability of materials and structures. By battling corrosion, we are able to prolong the life of existing structures and minimize corrosion damage in new construction. Many manufacturers have flooded the market with products claiming to be the next […]

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