How to Add on to a Cinder Block Construction?

Answer Cinder blocks come in 8-inch-by-8-inch-by-16-inch pieces and are the foundation of buildings across the country. Buildings are built from the ground up starting with cinder blocks. They are constru... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Add on to a Cinder Block Construction

What is the difference between a cinder block and a concrete block?

The difference between concrete and cinder blocks are the materials they are made of and the way in which they are used in construction and building. These blocks come in more than 32 different var... Read More »

How big is a cinder block?

The ubiquitous cinder block comes in a variety of sizes from 2-inch units (2 inches by 3 inches by 7 inches) all the way up to 16-inch units (16 inches by 8 inches by 20 inches). What's more, you c... Read More »

How to Lay Cinder Block?

Laying cinder block is an inexpensive and fairly simple process. Depending upon the project you want to undertake, laying the blocks yourself can save you hundreds of dollars on installation and la... Read More »

How do I stain a cinder block?

Wear Protective ClothesWear long pants and shirt, a mask, eye protection and gloves before you start.Etch the BlockApply an etching solution to the parts of the cinder block that you want to stain.... Read More »