How to Speed Up Concrete Drying Time

When using concrete, time is always taken up by waiting for the mixture to cure and dry. If you rush and do not wait for the concrete to dry properly, this can result in structural failures and cause further delays. To boost the efficiency of your project, it’s important to find ways of speeding up […]

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The Difference Between Screed and Concrete

In simple terms, the main difference between screed and concrete is the strength; concrete achieves a very high strength, whereas the smoother, weaker screed material is often used for just a top layer finish. To help you distinguish clearly between screed and concrete, we will be comparing the two materials based on their composition, appearance, […]

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Ready Mix Concrete FAQs: Advantages, Applications & More

What is ready mix concrete? Ready mix concrete is a type of concrete that is mixed to client specifications within a batch plant, and then delivered to a site to be immediately used. The requested proportions of aggregates, cement and water are mixed offsite – companies such as Easy Mix Concrete will only charge you […]

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Why is Concrete Such a Popular Construction Material?

Concrete is a popular material for many construction applications, and it is widely used because of its strength, durability, reflectivity, and versatility. These properties make it a sturdy and long-lasting option for numerous domestic and commercial settings. So, what are the main benefits of concrete? Strength Concrete is renowned for its high strength. The degree […]

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Top 10 Concrete FAQs: Ingredients, Durability & More

Is cement the same as concrete? No, cement is not the same as concrete. Cement is a dry powder and a key ingredient of concrete, along with water and aggregates – usually sand, rock or gravel. The role of cement in concrete is to act as a binding agent to hold the mixture together. What […]

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Concrete vs Asphalt: which is better for driveways and paving?

Both concrete and asphalt are popular material choices for driveways, paving and other surfaces, and both have their own pros and cons. To help you decide which option is best for your project, we’ve put together this handy comparison guide to weigh up the advantages and disadvantages.   Appearance Known for its dark, textured look, […]

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Types of Commercial Concrete: Their Strengths and Applications

Concrete is a popular material that has the versatility to be used for a wide range of purposes. Whether it’s constructing commercial buildings, or laying a simple pathway, the fact is that concrete is the trustworthy material behind many endeavours. But, what are the different types of commercial concrete on offer? In this article, we’ll […]

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The Benefits of Ready Mix Concrete

Ready mixed concrete is mixed offsite to a client’s exact specifications, and is then delivered to the site where it is needed. The primary advantages of using ready mix concrete include: a high quality product, lower costs, an eco-friendly process, and saving time for your business. In this article, we’ll explore these benefits in a […]

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Volumetric Concrete vs Barrel Mixed Concrete

WHICH TO CHOOSE FOR YOUR PROJECT? We offer two methods of concrete delivery: batches ready mixed at our plant and delivered ready to use (also known as ‘barrel mixed’), and onsite concrete mixing using our fleet of modern volumetric trucks that can produce mixes to exact and changing specifications on-the-fly. Both systems have their advantages. […]

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