5 Reasons You Should Arrange for a Concrete Delivery

Ready Mix Concrete Delivery Service

Are you planning on having an extension at home and need to arrange the concrete for the project? If so, then look no further than here to see how SMC Minimix in Market Drayton can arrange with the delivery and application of the concrete.


SMC Minimix has been supplying concrete in Market Drayton and throughout Shropshire for over 30 years and covers all of the following towns within the area. Bishops Castle, Bridgnorth, Broseley, Church Stretton, Whitchurch, Wellington, Telford, Craven Arms, Ludlow, Much Wenlock, Madeley, Oswestry, Shifnal, Shrewsbury and Newport.


Reliable Concrete Delivery


Ready-mix concrete has a limited life span and must be made, delivered and laid, either by hand or preferably pump without delay otherwise it will go off. Rule number one therefore is to use a professional concrete supplier who will work with your builder to ensure when the concrete turns up the ability to lay it immediately is available. 


Make sure that you use a concrete supplier who carries wheelbarrows on the wagon at no extra cost if you are not having a pump deliver the mix. The quicker you can get the concrete from the lorry to the installation site the better and it may need all hands to the pump if you excuse the pun. This would be our top tip number two.


Our third tip is to make sure that you use the right company and a reputable company. We pride ourselves on the quality of our concrete and the speed of which we are able to deliver concrete to site. This is vital when carrying out a project involving concrete because of the fact that you need to know that you can trust the company that is supplying you with the concrete that you need. Be careful of rogue traders and companies that are not trusted online as they could cause issues during your project or provide poor quality concrete that breaks after a certain amount of time or under tensile strength.


Our fourth top tip is to know the volume of concrete you need for the job. Your builder should be able to work the cubic amount out for you and relay this to us. It’s important too that you choose a concrete delivery company that does not charge to return unused concrete as there are some that do and if you over order you also have to pay to get the extra taken away. This is not the case at SMC. You can order concrete loads between 0.5 and 4 cubic meters so for some jobs you may well end up with a queue of concrete lorries steadily unloading into the pump. A professional concrete delivery company like SMC Minimix will coordinate the arrival of all the equipment.


Finally, tip number 5 – order the right type of concrete for your job. There are many different types available and your builder or groundworker should advise you on what type to order. It could be you need self-placing or fibre reinforced concrete, you may even want pattern imprinted, coloured or foamed as well as extra strength concrete. Whatever type of concrete you need then get in touch with SMC Minimix and we will be able to help with the supply and delivery in a professional and cost-effective manner.


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5 Reasons You Should Arrange for a Concrete Delivery


We do hope that this guide to concrete delivery, especially throughout Shropshire, has been of use and hopefully helped you avoid any of the unforeseen pitfalls in ordering and getting concrete delivered to your building project. If you need to know anymore then contact your local concrete supplier who will be glad to be of help. Thanks for reading.


If you require a ready mix concrete delivery in Market Drayton, get in touch with our team today.