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Rebar vs Wire Mesh – What Is the Difference

Reinforcing Concrete For building projects involving concrete there are two key ways to undertake reinforcements to create an even more durable result. Whether you are creating walls and other structures, roads, bridges or smaller domestic projects you will have the option of choosing to use either rebar or steel mesh. Both products provide significant reinforcement and have long-lasting benefits, so let’s take a look at how these two methods can make a tough product such as concrete even more robust. Rebar Rebar is perfect for concrete slabs and blocks of one foot or more and can be placed flat or stand…

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Drum/Barrel Mixer vs Volumetric Mixer

There are significant differences between drum/barrel mixers and volumetric mixers. A barrel mixer delivers ready-mix concrete to your build while a volumetric mixer is used when the mix is going to be made on site. Both have their specific advantages depending on your needs and the project at hand. To help you decide which sort of mixer is right for your build, we’ve put together a list of the various benefits of each type of machine. Volumetric mixers Only pay for what you use: One of the main advantages of a volumetric mixer is that it’s highly cost-effective. You only pay…

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Why You Should Use the Same Company for Concrete Delivery and Concrete Pumping

When ordering concrete, there’s a lot that needs to be taken care of, from the type and amount of concrete you’re ordering, to arranging the date and time of delivery. Another task at hand is organising the pumping of the concrete to where it is needed on your site – a service that many concrete companies offer. However, some customers order their concrete from one company, but choose a separate company for their concrete pumping – when both companies offer the same service. In this piece, we’ll look at the benefits of having your concrete delivered and pumped by the same…

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Why You Shouldn’t Use Recycled Concrete

In almost every other context, using recycled materials is something to be encouraged and praised. However, when it comes to concrete, the use of recycled concrete is not advised, and the team at iMix are going to explain why you should steer clear of repurposing the material. Age If concrete is available to be repurposed, the likelihood is that it has been in use for many years as part of a different structure. New buildings are rarely demolished – it’s often old and unsightly tower blocks, or buildings that have been found to be unsafe. That means that any concrete available…

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The Pros and Cons of Concrete Flooring

Used around the world in commercial, industrial and domestic properties, concrete floors enjoy huge popularity, but what exactly are the benefits to having this surface? And what, if any, drawbacks are there to opting for concrete flooring? In this piece, the iMix team will look into the pros and cons of concrete flooring to help you make a decision. Concrete Pros Durability One of the key benefits of a concrete floor is its durability. It will last for years on end thanks to its ability to withstand heavy loads – that’s why concrete is used for things like driveways, too. The…

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