The Challenges of Measuring Concrete Temperatures

by TRP Ready Mix on June 3, 2021

Debunking Common Myths About Optimal Concrete When we mix concrete the temperature of the concrete has a significant impact on how the concrete will cure. In this blog post, we will explore the challenges of measuring concrete temperatures. We’ll also examine how that affects the overall strength and durability of concrete structures. Finally, we’ll take […]

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How Concrete Curing, Temperature, and Strength are Related

by Nicole McCormick on May 8, 2021

Combining Important Factors During Concrete Development Developing concrete takes far more work than simply combining water, cement, and an aggregate. For concrete to be strong and safe to use, it needs to be carefully developed. Factors like timing, temperature, moisture, and strength all need to be considered carefully. How are these concepts linked? We’ve explained […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Concrete Maturity Curve

by TRP Ready Mix on April 8, 2021

How the Concrete Maturity Curve Makes Curing Easier Concrete needs to be strong without fail. Since it’s used for homes, roads, and massive structures, we simply can’t afford for concrete to be weak. Fortunately, there are ways to monitor the anticipated strength of concrete, and concrete maturity is a favoured method among construction professionals. Concrete […]

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Reasons Your Parking Lot Project is Costing You More Than Expected

by TRP Ready Mix on March 15, 2021

Make Sure You Aren’t Overspending On Your Investment Lot Investors are starting to look past homes and other traditional investment properties. Different options are gaining traction as compelling investments, and parking lots are a new favourite. If you choose to invest in a parking lot, you’ll want to take the right steps to ensure that […]

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How to Make Coloured Concrete

by TRP Ready Mix on February 8, 2021

4 Ways to Colour a Concrete Surface When you hear the word “concrete,” the image that pops in your head is probably gray. It’s obvious that concrete is most often gray, and this neutral shade can look great on driveways, garage floors, patios, athletic surfaces, and so much more. However, you don’t have to settle […]

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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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