Concrete Driveway Guide

Concrete is the most popular driveway surface in the world — and it’s not hard to see why. Concrete is exceptionally durable, requiring almost no maintenance and lasting around 30 years. Plus, it is versatile in design, enabling you to colour, polish and texture your driveway to create your ideal aesthetic.  If you’re considering upgrading […]

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What Type of Shed Base Do I Need?

A common mistake during shed building projects is neglecting the base. The shed base is possibly the most important part of the project, and the type of base you choose will have a significant impact on the quality of your shed. There are various materials you can use for your shed base, and this month’s […]

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Boom Pump vs Line Pump

Transporting concrete to hard-to-reach places can be a struggle if you don’t have the right equipment to do so. In cases like these, concrete pumps will be able to offer a suitable, efficient solution for overcoming these obstacles. However, you must first decide which pump would be most appropriate for the project at hand. Here […]

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How To Build A Concrete Shed Base

Thinking about your next summer DIY project? If a new shed is on the cards, you need to start from the ground up by creating a sturdy concrete shed base – luckily, this is easier than you might think.  In this article, we cover how to lay a concrete shed base correctly, including the equipment […]

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How Much Concrete Do I Need?

Whether you’re planning a DIY project, or need concrete for your construction site, it can be tricky to work out exactly how much concrete you might need.  In this article, we take you through how to calculate the amount of concrete you need depending on your type of project, and how an ‘only pay for […]

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Why Is Concrete Slump Important?

Creating the right consistency of concrete is vital for the success of a project. Too wet, and it’s liable to crack and scale. Too dry, and it will be difficult to pour and handle.  But how do you know if your concrete is at the ‘Goldilocks’ consistency? The best time to check is before it […]

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Can You Lay Concrete In The Rain?

It’s well-known that a key component of concrete is water – so surely pouring concrete in the rain shouldn’t be a problem? In actuality, it’s more of an issue than we might think, as the rainy weather can compromise the strength and final finish of the concrete.  But sometimes wet weather is simply unavoidable, so […]

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How to Clean Polished Concrete Floors

Polished concrete is a versatile flooring solution; more versatile than it is often given credit for. It is ideal for heavy-duty workplaces like warehouses and industrial premises, but it also provides an attractive, trendy look in retail environments, bars and hotels. But how do you polish concrete floors? Let EasyMix Concrete talk you through it.  […]

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Why is Concrete Grey?

Given just how ubiquitous concrete has become when it comes to construction, it’s unsurprising that so many urban landscapes are uniformly grey. But why is concrete grey? Given the broad variety of natural materials and minerals that we have at our disposal, the construction material that we know so well today could quite easily have […]

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Concrete Pumps and Concrete Mixers Explained

Concrete pumps and concrete mixers are convenient, efficient ways of transporting concrete to your site and getting it to where it needs to be. They often go hand in hand, especially when concrete needs to reach awkward, tight spaces. In this article, we’ll be explaining exactly what concrete pumps and concrete mixers are, together with […]

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