Benefits of Using Concrete in Construction

Concrete is one of the most versatile, sustainable building materials in the construction industry. Whether it’s being used for a domestic or commercial project, concrete is ideal for giving you the results that you want. But what are the other benefits of using concrete in construction? EasyMix are on hand to tell you.   Concrete […]

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Types of Concrete, Their Strengths & Applications

No matter what project you’re undertaking, ensuring that you’re getting the right type of concrete is essential. Whether it’s large scale construction or a domestic build, the concrete mix that you choose will have a huge impact on the success of the project, so learning about the various types really pays dividends. While all concrete […]

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Why You Need to Mix Your Concrete Properly

Mixing concrete is often considered to be an art, and unless you’ve had experience doing it before, it can be relatively difficult to get right. Although it’s often advised not to hand mix copious amounts of concrete for large projects, it’s possible to mix the perfect batch of concrete for smaller, more simple uses. In […]

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How Soon Can I Lay Flooring After Laying Screed?

It can be difficult to know how long to wait before laying flooring on a fresh screed surface. As it depends on the type of screed used, the area covered and the flooring you’d like to lay, there isn’t a definitive answer, unfortunately. However, EasyMix are on hand to help you make that decision. What […]

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How To Store Concrete

Storing cement improperly could render it unusable. In a bid to ensure your project runs smoothly, EasyMix are on hand to impart help and advice about how you can safely and responsibly store your unmixed concrete and leftover cement. What is the difference between concrete and cement? Concrete and cement are two very different things, […]

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How to Prepare for Your Concrete Delivery

There are several things you should take into account when it comes to concrete delivery. Regardless of the amount you’ve ordered, it’s important to be prepared. To ensure your delivery is taken safely and responsibly, we’ve presented you with a few hints and tips to help make the process run as smoothly as possible.  Choosing […]

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Protect Your Skin from Concrete Burns

Concrete burns can prove to be a major problem for those who work or have been working with concrete. Not only that but it could also impact employers as concrete burns may result in loss of workdays and subsequently, loss of trade. However, despite this being a major problem across the industry, it’s an issue […]

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What Does Concrete Consist of? Is Concrete the Same as Cement?

Concrete is the foundation of much of the world’s infrastructure, and as such, it needs to be of the highest quality, strength and durability. But what exactly does concrete consist of? In this guide, we take readers through the ingredients of this material and their importance. Is concrete the same as cement? A common misconception […]

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Tips for Pouring Concrete in Cold Weather

Whether you’re launching a large construction project or a small DIY endeavour – you need to be aware of the impact that cold weather has on concrete pouring, and the potential complications that can arise. Pouring concrete in cold weather will require professional knowledge to ensure the final result is of the highest quality – […]

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How to Speed Up Concrete Drying Time

Jump to: Pre-pour tips   Post-pour tips 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 […]

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