Why To Use Recycled Concrete In Your Next Project
by TRP Ready Mix on September 13, 2022
Tips For Using Recycled Concrete The construction industry is vital, but it also has a problem. According to the Canada Green Building Council, building materials and construction are responsible for around 13% of the country’s carbon emissions. Considering existing buildings contribute 17% each year, this shows that there is work to be done. Using more […]Read More
Best Concrete Pouring Practices For Summer
by TRP Ready Mix on August 11, 2022
How To Pour Concrete When It’s Hot Summer is a great time to do outdoor projects, but pouring concrete in summer can be a downright miserable experience if you don’t follow the right practices. Let’s dive right in. Use a concrete mix designed for hot weather. If you have to pour concrete in the summer, […]Read More
Winter Damaged Concrete? Now What?
by TRP Ready Mix on April 20, 2022
Tips For Dealing With The Winter Menace Did you know that Canadians experience some of the most diverse weather conditions, with winter seasons being extreme? Well, one thing to worry about in the winter is the potential damage freezing can have to your concrete surfaces. As you try to protect your property from the winter, […]Read More
5 Things To Ask Your Concrete Supplier
by TRP Ready Mix on March 20, 2022
How To Save Money With Your Next Project Did you know that, according to Research and Markets, Canada’s construction market grew faster than it was expected to in 2021? The growth ended up being 6.5% instead of 2.5%. This was attributed to a residential construction boom and growth that was stronger than expected in the […]Read More
How To Use Concrete For Home Decor?
by TRP Ready Mix on February 11, 2022
With Ready Mix Concrete, Your Home Décor Options Are Endless! Can concrete even be a suitable material for projects at home? If you’re thinking that its uses are limited to walkways, driveways, and foundations, you’re missing out on the tremendous potential of this versatile material. You may have considered building your own concrete patio. But, […]Read More
Ready Mix Concrete – The No Fuss Solution
by TRP Ready Mix on January 9, 2022
Why Ready Mixed Concrete is the Preferred Concrete Product There is no other concrete product that is as convenient as ready mixed concrete. Convenient for both big and small projects, ready mixed concrete is a quality product that ensures great results and little waste. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that ready mixed concrete […]Read More
How To Cure Concrete Faster
by TRP Ready Mix on December 11, 2021
And How To Avoid The Slow Drying There’s nothing more frustrating than something that takes what seems like forever to dry. And when it comes to ready mixed concrete, this can be particularly gruelling when you need to use your driveway, walkway, patio, or stairs. Freshly poured concrete needs time to cure so it can […]Read More
The Problem with Steel-Reinforced Concrete
by TRP Ready Mix on November 22, 2021
And Why Alternative Reinforced Concrete Materials Are Preferred A 19-century innovation, steel-reinforced concrete sought to make concrete structures more secure and stable. But as history shows, this approach to reinforced concrete hasn’t stood the test of time like its predecessors. Concrete structures in Rome stand to this day, close to 2000 years after their creation. […]Read More
The Difference Between Lean Concrete and Flowable Concrete?
by TRP Ready Mix on October 11, 2021
Exploring the Key Features The terms lean and flowable concrete are often used interchangeably, but there are key features offered in both. To help you better understand how they differ from one another, we’ll explore the main differences and benefits that both lean and flowable concrete have to offer. What is Lean Concrete? Lean concrete […]Read More
What’s A Stone Slinger and How Will it Help With My Project?
by TRP Ready Mix on September 11, 2021
How to Finish Your Projects On Time & Within Budget If you’re struggling with delivering sand or aggregates to a specific spot, stone slingers could be what you’re missing. They’re ideal for delivering products to those hard-to-reach areas and ensuring your project is on track and within budget. Instead of breaking your back (and budget!) […]Read More