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Concrete Construction VS. Wood Framing

by TRP Ready Mix on January 3, 2021

Which is the better choice? The use of wood versus concrete materials in construction has been heavily debated for years. Some believe that there are significantly more benefits to concrete over wood construction, while others suggest the opposite. So, which is better? With so many different opinions readily available, it can be confusing to know […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Concrete Setting

by TRP Ready Mix on December 8, 2020

From hardening to mixes and more Concrete setting is a science that we don’t think about all too often. It’s usually “concrete gets hard; everything is good.” But on the contrary, construction businesses, renovation companies, and contractors know that there are so many factors that go into ensuring concrete is set properly for optimal functionality […]

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Things to Do/Consider Before Starting a DIY Concrete Project

by TRP Ready Mix on November 10, 2020

Tips For Ensuring a Successful Concrete Project Whether you’re new to handling concrete or you have a few years of experience under your tool belt, you must always take into account the fact that concrete projects are intricate, time-consuming, and complicated, as well as time-sensitive. It takes a lot of skill, patience, and finesse to […]

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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas Using Concrete

by TRP Ready Mix on October 3, 2020

How Concrete Can Elevate Your Outdoor Kitchen Design and Functionality Outdoor kitchens are becoming more and more popular. They’re an extension of your home and, in a way, add more usable square footage when entertaining. Having the ability to cook meals outdoors, especially in summer, is a great way to host and enjoy the beautiful […]

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Concrete Design Options to Elevate Your Patio

by TRP Ready Mix on September 2, 2020

How Concrete Materials Can Transform Your Backyard Living Space Patios are an essential part of your home. It’s an extension to your home that most spend a whole lot of time on. Whether you’re relaxing poolside, enjoying a BBQ with friends and family or entertaining in some form or another, it’s an integral part of […]

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Maintaining A Stamped Concrete Patio

by TRP Ready Mix on August 28, 2020

Tips and Other Maintenance Advice  A stamped concrete patio is a beautiful thing, but it’s important to take care of the surface so that it will continue to look incredible and last for years to come. It has become a very popular choice for homeowners due to its affordability and endless possibilities in terms of […]

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The Importance of Sealing & Finishing Concrete

by TRP Ready Mix on July 8, 2020

How this crucial step can change everything about your project If you own a home or a building, it is almost guaranteed that you have used concrete in the construction. Being the most common man-made material in the world, as well as being one of the strongest, there would be no foundations for buildings, no […]

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Concrete Pool Deck Ideas

by TRP Ready Mix on June 11, 2020

Spice Up Your Backyard This Summer with a Brand-New Concrete Pool Deck With summer vacation plans on hold, why not take this time to create a sunny resort in your own backyard? Revamping your pool deck with concrete adds value to your property, creates a trendy and modern atmosphere and even adds an extra element […]

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Concrete Landscaping Projects For Spring

by TRP Ready Mix on May 11, 2020

How to Incorporate Concrete Into Your Backyard Landscaping With nothing but time on your hands as the weather heats up and nowhere to go for your spring or summer vacation, why not transform your yard into your own personal oasis using a durable and versatile material like concrete? While concrete isn’t usually the first material […]

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The Most Common Types of Cracks in Concrete and What They Mean

by TRP Ready Mix on April 11, 2020

Understanding the Various Types of Concrete Cracking Whenever there is a change in temperature or moisture, concrete can expand and contract just as other construction materials do. Therefore, making provisions to allow for this expansion is necessary. But if space is insufficient, cracks can form as a result of lacking proper load and support conditions. […]

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