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FAQs about steel mesh

People who don’t work in construction, horticulture, or  transportation often underestimate how important steel mesh is. It’s an essential tool that’s found in every modern building foundation and has hundred of uses. Even in art!   What is steel mesh? The mesh is made of steel rods  welded together to make a sheet. The rebar[…]

5 factors affecting your overall concrete price

When you hear ‘concrete price’ do you think about the cost per bag? Or do you think about the overall cost it contributes to the project? We made a list of the five factors that affect your overall concrete price. ReadyMix product Of course this is a factor of your concrete price. When you place[…]

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Budgeting your renovation, from the scope to concrete prices

Concrete prices, the amount of concrete you need, and how you can afford to pay your trades are some of the practicalities that come with renovating. Building and renovation projects are exciting and some people might’ve ‘caught the bug’ after watching the reality shows on TV. Programs like The Block, House Rules and Reno Rumble,[…]

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Setting your plans in concrete

Planning a renovation or building project requires awareness, patience, and materials like concrete and rebar. You’ve met the interior designer to pick out paint colours and beento the furniture shop for a new couch. Getting the practical details right, though, is important.   (Tensile) strength Concrete and rebar –  one won’t exist without the other[…]

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Aggregate or coloured concrete? Choosing a finish

Exposed aggregate concrete is one of the options you can choose for your renovation needs. Concrete isn’t a “one type fits all” material. Some customers ask for a smooth grey type. Others go slightly outside the box. Here’s a list of finishes that might help you decide what’s best for you. Exposed aggregate Concrete is[…]

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Concrete: same name but different

Concrete is a core material in building and forms the bare bones of structures in modern cities. Not a lot of people give it thought until the time comes to use it, whether it be for renovating or starting a new project. There’s more to concrete than what you see on the surface. But isn’t[…]