When you need concrete, there are a few different routes you can take to pour the concrete. You can go the traditional route with a traditional concrete mixer, or you can go the new route: ready-mix. But should you trust ready-mix concrete? Here are a few of the reasons why you should.
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Why You Should Use Volumetric Mixers
Should you use volumetric mixers? As they become more popular in the construction industry, we’ve set out to examine why this is and if you should use them yourself. These are a few of the most popular reasons to use these mixers at your construction site.
Concrete vs Cement: What is the Difference?
Concrete vs cement — while the two are very similar materials, there are some important differences you need to know. We break down the major differences between the two as well as how you can ensure your concrete is strong.
Should You Use Ready-Mix Concrete?
You’re beginning a new construction project and need to pour concrete. Should you use ready-mix concrete? We break down some of the ways you can tell if ready-mix is right for your next project.
Finding the Best Small Job Concrete Suppliers
Sometimes, you don’t need large amounts of concrete–sometimes, you’re working on a job that requires only a small amount of concrete. So what’s the best small job concrete suppliers? We have all the information you need for finding the best in Chicago.
Main Advantages of Ready Mix Concrete
Ready mix concrete has many advantages. These four major advantages are main reasons why we’re seeing more and more people shift to ready mix.. Looking for ready mix? We have those answers too. Learn why you should consider ready mix for your next project.
Elston Materials named in Top 10 Ready-Mix Concrete Companies in Chicago
Last month, Elston Materials was featured in Chicago Construction News as one of the Top 10 Ready-Mix Concrete Companies in Chicago. We’re so honored to have been included in this list!
The Benefits of Mixing Concrete On-Site
When you’re using concrete, you have two options: mixing concrete on-site or mixing concrete off-site. At the end of the day, both options will get you concrete. But which one is better? On-site or off-site concrete mixing? We’ll examine the benefits of mixing concrete on-site.
Why Are We the #1 Chicago Construction Supplies Source?
There are a lot of great Chicago construction supplies companies. But we’re the #1 source for contractors in Chicago. So what makes Elston Materials a great Chicago construction supplies company?
Why You Should Mix Concrete On-Site
A Volumetric Mixer allows you to mix concrete on-site instead of bringing pre-mixed concrete to a project. Mixing concrete on-site has several advantages, and we’ll cover a few of them.