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6 Reasons Why You Should Choose Power Float Concrete

6 reasons why you should choose power float concrete

With so many different concrete options out there, it can be hard to know which is best for your project.  Power float concrete may not be the most common type of concrete, but it stands out as an excellent choice for a range of applications. In this article, we will explore what power float concrete […]

What is Concrete Cube Testing?

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Concrete cube testing is an essential procedure in the construction industry, used to determine the compressive strength of concrete. Measuring the strength of your concrete is crucial to understanding how much load it can withstand before failure.  In this article, we discuss everything you need to know about concrete cube testing, and how you can […]

A Guide to Concrete Piling

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Concrete piling is essential for deep foundational support in modern construction. Think of it as a series of concrete pillars buried underground to provide stability to buildings and other large structures. This article explores the different types of concrete piles, their installation and their importance. We’ll explore how these pillars ensure the stability and durability […]

How Do I Calculate the Right Amount of Concrete for My Project?

how to calculate the right amount of concrete for my project

The age-old dilemma — how much concrete do you really need for that upcoming project? Picture this: you’re halfway through laying your new driveway when you realise you’re running low on concrete. Not an ideal situation, is it?  You’re not alone. At Total Concrete, we understand that measuring uneven shapes and surfaces is very problematic […]

Why You Should Always Choose Quality Assured Concrete

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In today’s world where cheap options are popular, the concrete industry reminds us that “you get what you pay for.”  In light of current concrete issues like RAAC and the troubling incidents of crumbling schools, choosing a reputable concrete company with quality assurance has never been more crucial. At Total Concrete, we stand firmly by […]

5 Most Common Concrete Issues and How to Resolve Them

5 Most Common Concrete Issues and How to Resolve Them

The immense strength and durability of concrete has made it the key material for modern infrastructure. But like any material, it isn’t immune to problems. In this article, we take a look at the 5 most common concrete issues and how you can resolve them to ensure your concrete remains safe and strong. Cracked Concrete […]

The Top 10 Tools Every Concrete Contractor Needs

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Concrete is a versatile and robust material, making it a favourite choice for many construction projects. As a concrete contractor, having the right tools is essential for delivering quality work efficiently. From commercial concrete to residential renovations, each project comes with unique requirements and challenges. But no matter the complexity or scale of the job, […]

6 Types of Concrete Finish

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Concrete can be made with various types of finishes, each with its own range of benefits and applications. Whether you need a slip-resistant surface for a walkway or a polished, decorative finish for a showroom, there’s a concrete finishing technique that’s perfect for your needs. In this article, we’ll explore six types of concrete finishes […]

Volumetric vs Ready Mix Concrete

volumetric vs readymix concrete

When it comes to commercial projects, selecting the right type of concrete can have a significant impact on costs and efficiency. In this article, we’ll take a look at two of the most popular options – volumetric concrete and ready mix concrete – to help you find the perfect choice for your project. What’s the […]

How To Transport Concrete Within a Worksite

How to transport concrete within a worksite

Transporting concrete on a worksite is often a complex and time-consuming process. If transported incorrectly, concrete will segregate and effectively become useless, so choosing the wrong method of transportation can be an expensive mistake. That’s why the team at Total Concrete has put together this helpful guide, covering the basics of moving concrete within a […]