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The Role of Aggregates in Concrete

Concrete consists of three main ingredients: cement, water and aggregates. Your base concrete mix will have different properties depending on how these ingredients are proportioned. Aggregates are often seen as a filler material, but their role in concrete is more varied than that. In this article, we’re looking at how aggregates influence the end concrete mix, including the differences between aggregates of varying sizes, shapes and texture. Workability Arguably the most obvious aspect of a concrete mix influenced by aggregates. Workability refers to how easy concrete is to mix, transport, place and compact – or, how easy the concrete is to…

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A Comprehensive Buyer’s Guide to Build Systems

One of the most crucial issues you have to contend with when starting a selfbuild project is settling on the type of build system you’ll use. Almost every single aspect of your project will be affected by this key decision, from cost to construction time, layout to energy efficiency and everything in between. Making the right choice, therefore, is of the utmost importance. Here, we’re going to be looking at the differences between the most popular build systems and highlighting their merits. Timber Frame Post and beam, conventional open or closed panel, or oak timber frames are just some of the…

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Top soil & Aggregates

If you are in need of aggregates for your construction, home improvement or gardening work, we have exactly what you need. We understand that everyone’s needs vary depending on the project that is being undertaken, so we supply a range of aggregates that are designed to cater for your specific requirements.

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