Homebuilders use cement boards to build cemented walls

LEIGH HARTZER | Staff Photographer Cement boards made from recycled wood are seen at the Plastics Warehouse, a recyclable material supplier in downtown Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday, March 7, 2018.The company sells cement boards made of recycled wood to homeowners.The boards are also used in a number of other products, such as the building material used in paint and plastics.Photographer […]

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Which dental cement is safe for dentists?

In February, the FDA said it was considering a ban on certain types of cement used for dentistry.Some of the cement, called dental temporary concrete, is made from a common chemical found in sewage sludge, and is believed to cause dental caries and tooth decay.Others, known as lehigh cement, are a synthetic form of cement.In the meantime, the Food and […]

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How to make the perfect lime green cement block

LEIGH HILL, Pa.— For the past year, a Pennsylvania cement factory has been churning out the perfect green cement blocks.It’s a process that’s made them a local fixture at a restaurant, a popular neighborhood bar and even a major home improvement contractor.But now, for the first time in a decade, the factory is closing and the doors are closing.The factory, […]

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How to avoid contracting dysplasias from cement blocks

Cement blocks are one of the most common diseases in the United States.They are made from a mineral called calcite, and while they are the most commonly found in homes, they are also found in other areas.In the United Kingdom, the use of cement blocks has become popular due to their health benefits, and they have been shown to lower […]

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