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Concrete Mixes

 

Whether you need concrete for a DIY or commercial project, we will efficiently supply you with quality concrete mixes made to your bespoke specifications.

All our concrete mixes are largely composed of water, aggregates and cement; however, different additives can serve to enhance certain features. For example, concrete mixes can be modified to achieve additional strength, workability or to reduce setting time, along with other desirable traits.

We understand that every concreting project is different, that's why all our concrete mixes are made to deliver to your bespoke specifications. To discuss your concrete mix requirements with us, don’t hesitate to contact us on 0117 958 2090.

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Why choose our concrete mixes?

 

Whatever your project, we will be able to manufacture a concrete mix to suit your needs. We can supply prescribed mixes, designated mixes and standardised prescribed concrete mixes that all meet BS8500-2 British governing standards. 

Not only are our concrete mixes made to perform as required, but they’ll also help save you money! You’ll only ever pay for exactly what you need when ordering concrete mixes with us, and due to more efficient plant mixing methods, cement and waste production are kept to a minimum. This makes our process an environmentally friendly option of ready mix concrete production when compared with using DIY cement mixers.

To find out more about how our concrete mixes can benefit your project, contact us on 0117 958 2090.

What can you use our concrete mixes for?

 

Our concrete mixes are useful for a broad range of enterprises, such as building foundations, extensions, paths, roads and basement conversions to name just a few. We can deliver concrete mixes from as small as 0.2m³, so we can accommodate even the smallest DIY projects, as well as large scale commercial concrete foundation plans.

Concrete delivery is not an issue for us, as we have concrete pumps available for hire in a range of sizes, including the largest concrete pump in the UK, so we can reach even the most difficult to access lay sites.

Get in touch with our team today to discuss the concrete mixes and delivery method you require on 0117 958 2090.

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Key benefits of our concrete mixes

 

Our concrete mixes are made for delivery from a central plant, with each batch made to the client's bespoke specifications. Here are the key benefits of choosing our concrete mixes for your project:

When you use our concrete mixes, you only pay for what you use, cutting your costs when compared with mixing your own concrete. It also means that you don't need to pay for a mixer on site to mix your cement for you.

We deliver directly to you on site, so there's no need to invest in proper concrete storage either, which will also save you money on your project.

You can feel confident that you will receive a high-quality concrete product by using our concrete mixes. We work to highly maintained governing standards and use efficient plant mixing methods to ensure consistent concrete quality at all times.

You may be surprised to know that our concrete mixes are eco-friendly! The core ingredients of concrete are cement, water and aggregate, and these are all in abundant supply and don’t have as great an impact on the environment when they are extracted.

As all batches of concrete mix are custom made, there is little or no wastage and any surplus materials can be easily reclaimed and refurbished back to their natural condition with leftover concrete mixes being readily reused or recycled.

We are the right people for you – let’s work together!
Contact us on 0117 958 2090 today to get a quote or to find out more.

 

We are proud to deliver our concrete mixes across a number of locations, including: Bristol, Cheddar, Newport, Avonmouth, Bath, Frome, Weston-super-Mare, ChippenhamGlastonbury and Cardiff.

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Is ready mix cement the same as ready mix concrete?
04th February 2019

Although both terms are often used interchangeably, ready mix cement and ready mix concrete are not technically the same thing - cement being an ingredient in concrete.

We frequently find ourselves asked by clients for a batch of ‘ready mix cement’, when in fact they intended to request a batch of ready mix concrete instead. We are used to both terms being used and are unlikely to be confused by such a request, however, we are more than happy to clear up the confusion whenever it may occur.

How are cement and concrete different?

Simply put, cement is a basic ingredient in the finished product that is ready mix concrete and acts as a binding agent. In order to turn cement into a binding agent, you mix it with water to form a paste, which then acts to hold the aggregates together as the concrete sets.

Working out the correct water-cement ratio of a concrete mix is one of the most important steps in creating ready mix concrete, as this will determine the overall workability and strength of the finished concrete. Adding more water means that the concrete mix becomes easier to work but weaker overall, whilst adding too little water makes the concrete more difficult to work with.

Can I mix ready mix concrete myself?

Whilst hand mixing is possible, achieving the correct water-cement equilibrium can be a big challenge when mixing concrete, which is why so many people choose to employ experienced concrete contractors such as ourselves to do the hard work for them; it’s usually not worth risking a less effective concrete slab by attempting the complex task of mixing concrete yourself.

Working alongside a professional ready mix concrete supplier means that you are guaranteed to receive a batch of concrete that is tailor made to suit your specific requirements, with the correct water-cement ratio and any required additives.


To discuss our ready mix concrete prices in length, or to arrange quote, don’t hesitate to call us today on 0117 958 2090

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4 Questions you may have about liquid screed
14th January 2019

Liquid screed is quickly becoming the screed of choice for internal flooring, thanks to its simple installation and durability: we asked our flooring experts for its benefits.

Liquid screed can get the best out of your underfloor heating, save energy and is easy to install. Even if you don’t have underfloor heating, liquid screed is a fine choice for any kind of internal flooring, so read on for our breakdown of why.

When do I need liquid screed?

Part of the reason that liquid screed is becoming so popular is because of the possibility of using it with underfloor heating. Only liquid screed will ensure that heat isn’t trapped in concrete air pockets, and combined with its self-levelling and completely smooth finish, its ease of installation is as much of a benefit as its ease of use.

What’s the difference between screed and concrete?

Screed is much smoother and more free-flowing than concrete. Both are made from cement, aggregate and water, but concrete is coarser, whilst screed is made of finer aggregates. 

Is liquid screed quick to install?

Liquid screed is fast to install. It dries very quickly and thanks to its composition, it self-levels for a smooth and even finish. Different screeds will take different lengths of time to dry but typically screed flooring should be left at least 24-48 hours before it is walked on.

What is liquid screed made of?

Liquid screed can be made from a range of admixtures, but our screed is made of blended cement, sand, limestone, dust and water. It contains anti-crack fibres and anti-shrink agent, meaning that it’s particularly strong and resistant to wear and tear.


For more information about our ready mix concrete, concrete pumping services and concrete mixes, contact our team today on 0117 958 2090.

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Ready Mix Concrete Prices Guide
10th January 2019

Our ready mix concrete prices are cost-effective, especially for large-scale projects. However, there are a few things you can do to avoid spending more than you need to.

Measure for ready mix concrete correctly

We supply the exact amount of concrete you specify, and our ready mix concrete prices work on a volume-based system. If you measure your site correctly, this ensures that you only ever pay for the amount you need and use, but if you under or overestimate the volume of concrete required for your project, this can prove costly.

If you end up ordering too much concrete and need to send some back, you will need to pay disposal costs unless the batch is fit to be remixed and resold in accordance with our returns policy. Alternatively, ordering too little concrete can prove equally costly in terms of potential delays to your project and can compromise its effectiveness.

You can use our online concrete volume calculator tool to work out how much ready mix concrete you will require for your project, to ensure you only pay the best price for your ready mix concrete. If you have any further enquiries about estimating the volume of concrete needed for your project, call our expert team today on 0117 958 2090.

Prepare for your concrete delivery in advance

Our concrete mixer trucks can deliver ready mixed concrete up to 2.4m from the rear of the vehicle and are allotted a delivery time of 30 minutes. If a delivery truck is required on your site for longer than this period, then this can affect your ready mix concrete price.

There is no point in our concrete delivery truck turning up with your batch if you haven’t thought of a way to get it to your site, as this will mean a lot of wasted time and potentially lead to additional costs for concrete disposal.

You should therefore consider if your site has any obstruction issues and are prepared to receive your concrete delivery. If your site is impossible to access for a mixer, then why not consider one of our concrete pumps for hire? We have a range of boomless and boom pumps available that make easy work of even the most difficult to access sites.


To discuss our ready mix concrete prices in length, or to arrange quote, don’t hesitate to call us today on 0117 958 2090.
 

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Wright Minimix produce first concrete blocks
18th December 2018

We have produced a first batch of concrete blocks at our newest concrete plant in Avonmouth! We expect them to become available for sale in late January 2019.

Concrete blocks are useful for a variety of reasons, most notably wall construction, and complement our existing ready mix concrete and liquid screed manufacturing services. We make it our aim to meet all the concreting requirements of our residential and commercial clients, and the addition of concrete blocks to our services will help us meet even more of your construction demands.


Do you have any questions regarding our new concrete blocks? Our team are happy to answer any of your enquiries - contact us on 0117 958 2090.

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