Concrete is an incredibly important element on every construction site. It is a necessary product for all construction projects and, in order to ensure that these projects run timeously and are completed successfully, careful consideration should be taken as to whether your team will mix the concrete on-site, or if they’ll use ready mix concrete. We recommend ready mix concrete because of the many advantages of using it. Read all about these advantages below:
One of the advantages of ready mix concrete is the quality of the product. Ready mix concrete is made with high-end equipment that carefully measures and produces the final mix, while at construction sites, the mixing is up to the workers onsite. Unfortunately, onsite mixing comes with the risk of human error, possibly creating concrete of a much lower quality than the high-end manufacturing equipment.
Ready mix concrete also enhances the efficiency of the construction project. Firstly, when using ready mix concrete the delivery process is made much easier and faster. The bags of mix can easily be transported to the construction site, providing workers with high-quality materials in a short time frame. Secondly, ready mix concrete improves efficiency by reducing labour and ensures that the construction project is completed quickly.
When ready mix concrete is made, each component of the mix is measured appropriately to ensure that the quality of the mix does not falter. On the other hand, when concrete mix is completed onsite by the workers, there is always the risk of making a mistake and ruining the mixture. If this happens, the mix will need to be disposed of, creating unnecessary waste. The truth of the matter is that the precision of a machine is always far greater than that of a human.
Another advantage of ready mix concrete is that it is customisable. This is fantastic for construction projects as they each need concrete of varied strengths. Choosing to use ready mix concrete allows you to find the concrete mix of a particular strength without much trouble.