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The World’s Most Impressive Concrete Structures

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Concrete is one of the world’s most useful and popular building materials; it has been used for centuries in the construction of many a building, statue and landmark. This month, we’re taking a look at the most impressive concrete structures on earth, showing off the material’s versatility and timeless appeal. The Pantheon – Rome, Italy … Continue reading

Concrete Countertops for Your kitchen

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When you think of countertops for your kitchen, you probably think of glass, granite or marble. However, you might be amazed at the results you can get by using concrete, that’s why we here at Roadmaster Concrete Mixers have put together this guide to brief you on why you should consider using concrete for your … Continue reading

What is self-healing concrete?

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When we first looked at the innovative creation of self-healing concrete over a year ago, it was still being developed by Bath University. There has since been significant progress with the concrete substance that, essentially, heals itself. So in this month’s article we’ve looked at the recent developments. What actually is self-healing concrete? Self-healing concrete … Continue reading

What are the advantages of a concrete driveway?

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Using concrete for the driveway is a popular choice, providing a long lasting base for cars to be parked without ruining the aesthetics of the house. However, what is it exactly that sets concrete driveways apart from those using other materials? We’ve listed some of the biggest benefits to having a concrete driveway below. Durable … Continue reading

What is Concrete Curing?

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Curing concrete is the process of maintaining the moisture on concrete once it has been poured and is in the process of setting. It is essential to cure your concrete to enable it to gain strength properly – uncured concrete will most likely result in cracks and weak patches. Why do you need to cure … Continue reading

What are the different types of concrete pumps?

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When your construction project involves pumping concrete at some stage, it’s important to know which concrete pump is most suited to your requirements. Concrete pumps are the ideal option for placing concrete at a faster rate, and are useful for areas that may have limited access or restricted areas in which concrete needs to be … Continue reading

Permeable Concrete and it’s advantages

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Here at Roadmaster Concrete Mixers, we’re always interested in the advancing technology when it comes to concrete. With an increased focus on convenience and eco-friendly solutions, permeable concrete has been hailed as the ideal solution for some serious problems. Permeable concrete is composed of several layers, designed to channel water rather than simply letting it … Continue reading

Top Tips for Pumping Concrete in Winter

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Pumping concrete in cold temperatures can present a number of problems: the biggest potential problem being that concrete could freeze during the process and thus stop the flow of concrete through the pipes. To achieve the perfect pour, and prevent delays and additional costs, it’s important to take steps to ensure concrete does not freeze … Continue reading

Repair or Replace; Which is Best for Concrete?

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Concrete can be damaged with everyday use, and the common question is whether it is easier to repair a cracked surface or to replace it altogether. Often, for small cracks or an isolated damaged surface, repairing those areas of damage will suffice. Technology now means that repair options are less-expensive, faster drying and stronger than … Continue reading

How to Create Non-Slip Concrete Flooring

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With the arrival of the winter months, it’s important to remember that concrete can become slippery in the cold and wet. It’s easy for an accident to occur due to the reduced friction, especially on hilly surfaces or steps, so taking a precaution to increase the grip on your concrete now is wise. There are … Continue reading