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What Is The Difference Between Concrete Mix And Sidewalk Installation for Commercial And Residential Properties?

Both residential and commercial properties have different requirements for concrete mix and sidewalk installation. Let us tell you how it impacts both.

Cement

Cement is the binding element in both concrete and mortar. It is madeof sandstone, sand, shells, silica soil and other ingredients. They are then crushed or smashed and then combined with other ingredients, including iron ore, and then heated to about 2,700 Fahrenheit. This material, called Clinker, is ground into a fine powder. Today, London cement remains the most common cement used.

Concrete

Concrete is used worldwide as a strong foundation and infrastructure for almost any type of building. The unique attribute of concrete is that it starts out as a simple, dry mixture, becomes a liquid, flexible material capable of forming into any mold or shape, which finishes as the hard-as-rock material we know as concrete. Concrete is made up of cement, sand, and gravel or other fine and coarse aggregate. You can buy ready-made concrete mixtures in sacks that unite cement, soil, and gravel – you only have to add water. Using a wheelbarrow or other large container, you can either buy bags of cement, and mix them with sand and gravel yourself, or order premixed concrete and have it delivered and poured.

Mortar

Mortar is composed of cement and sand. By mixing water with this product, the cement is turned on. Instead, concrete can stand alone; mortar is used to hold together bricks, stones or other such hardscape components. Cement mixing, in easy words, refers to using cement in the mixing of mortar or concrete. Between bricks in the building of brick patios, mortar is sometimes used, although it is not always used in such cases. Having said that, concrete mix comprises of water, cement, and sand. In some places, concrete mix is preferred for sidewalks and in some cement or bricks. Most residential areas use cement whereas commercial areas use concrete mixes for sidewalks.

Specific Requirements Are Addressed

We’re the Ready Mix Concrete Suppliers London, and have the “one-stop-shop solution” for all your concrete and pump needs. If you require concrete for a large commercial project or small building works. The concrete supplies and services will save you both time and money. We also provide and supply a huge range of ready-mixed concrete from standard designs to more specialized mixes for your more specific requirements, for example, waterproof & lightweight concrete.

Newest Technology on Board

Concrete pumping is a highly effective way to help if you need your concrete mix delivered to a location that is not easily accessible by a concrete truck. The modern fleet of concrete line pumps can pump the concrete up to 150 meters horizontally and 50 meters vertically. You can contact us today, and choose us as your Concrete Pumps Hire in London.

Our Specialists

  • Minimum mess
  • Up to 150 meters horizontally and 50 meters vertically
  • Able to get to inaccessible areas – rear garden, indoors or upstairs
  • Less manual labor – no more buckets, barrows, cranes or dumper trucks

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