What Kind of Concrete Do I Need?
Concrete is one of the most versatile of construction materials – because there are so many different varieties or admixtures, each containing slightly different ingredients to make them suitable for specific tasks. Madmix are suppliers of a wide variety of high-quality, competitively-priced ready mix concrete in and around Cambridge. Here we have compiled this guide […]
Should I Lay Concrete in Hot or Cold Weather?
Concrete is one of the strongest of substances, but there are a few simple steps you can take to make sure that it lasts. One of these is the temperature at which it is first laid down. Accredited concrete suppliers Madmix are based near Cambridge and have customers as far afield as Newmarket, St Neots, […]
Five Reasons Why Madmix Delivers a Top-Quality Concrete Service
Are you a homeowner who needs a small amount of concrete for a new driveway? Or are you a farmer who needs to lay a new track which will bear the weight or heavy agricultural vehicles? Or do you need a large order for a major commercial development? Whatever your needs, Madmix is the company […]
The Tallest Concrete Buildings in the World
In times past, most of the tallest skyscrapers in the world were made of steel – but now new techniques in construction mean that concrete has become more attractive to architects, structural engineers and contractors. At Madmix, we are a leading concrete company based on the edge of Cambridge. Here we look at five of […]
What Kind of Commercial and Industrial Projects is Concrete Used In?
Concrete is one of the mainstays of the UK’s economy, with its strength and versatility making it the ideal choice for many industrial projects. In 2016, more than 9 million metric tons of concrete was produced in Great Britain alone, and much of this was used in the commercial sector. At Madmix, we are leading […]
Five Key Uses of Lean Mix Concrete
Concrete’s strength is one of the main reasons why it is one of the world’s leading construction materials. However, not all concrete is the same, and you can buy different types, known as admixtures, for specific projects. At Madmix, we are leading ready mixed concrete suppliers in the Cambridge area. Here we look at five […]
The UK’s Top Concrete Construction Projects
Concrete has been undergoing something of a renaissance in recent years. Experts have long acknowledged that its strength and durability make it ideal for use in buildings, and now many have realised that it can look stylish too. Madmix, a top concrete supplier in the Cambridge area, looks at four concrete constructions projects which have […]
Signs Your Concrete Could Need Replacing
Concrete is one of the most durable of substances, but it can sometimes show signs of wear and tear. Madmix, leading concrete suppliers in the Cambridge area, explain some of the key signs that it could be time to replace your concrete. Spalling This problem is also known as scaling and is shown by pieces […]
Why Concrete is Ideal for Agricultural Use
The high-pressure demands of modern farming mean that concrete is an essential tool for modern agriculture. Its durability and versatility make it a highly cost-effective material in an industry which is constantly coming under financial pressure. Here we look at some of the specific qualities required of agricultural concrete, why it is so widely used […]
Unusual Uses of Concrete
Concrete need not just be thought of as a construction material. Its durability and timeless look means it can be put to a wide range of uses in the home, and not just for the buildings themselves. As expert concrete suppliers to destinations across Cambridgeshire, including Ely, Huntingdon, Royston and St Ives, Madmix know everything […]