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What concrete mix do I need?

That depends on what sort of job you’re doing. Different mix specifications are used for different purposes with higher-grade (strength) mixes being used for foundations as compared to slabs and walkways. Council will quite often have recommended/required strengths suitable for … Continue reading

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Will the concrete truck-mixer be able to get to the job?

We are able to access most areas, as our normal method of delivery is to discharge the concrete into wheelbarrows (we carry two on board for your use) The dimensions of a truck-mixer are as follows: Length = 6.3m (21′) … Continue reading

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What tools will I need to lay the concrete?

Most people will already have the tools required to handle and place concrete, but check the list below to make sure that you are fully prepared. Wheelbarrow – we have 2 on board for the customer to use; Shovel and … Continue reading

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What should I expect when my concrete is delivered?

When the truck-mixer arrives, the driver will assess the required delivery location, and discuss with you the best method of discharging the concrete. Given the small amounts of concrete involved, the normal method of discharge is into wheelbarrows (we carry … Continue reading

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What preparation is needed before my concrete arrives?

For concrete bases, floors and drives, the area should be dug out to the required depth of concrete a minimum of 100mm or 4 inches is advisable and the soil should be compacted as required. In clay based soil areas … Continue reading

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How much notice do I need to organise my concrete delivery?

Generally 24 hours notice is required, night and weekend orders usually need sorting at the earliest due to scheduling issues. Orders can be placed by telephone contact with the office, a specific delivery time will be advised. The truck operators … Continue reading

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Does Concrete Taxi offer wet hire services?

Wet hire service options are available across Australia. Please contact the Call centre for specific details.

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How much will the concrete cost?

You will only pay for the concrete you use. A pricing structure covers any job between 0.1 and 2 cubic metres and for deliveries 24/7. Delivery zones and hours of delivery will affect the final cost. Please contact our Customer … Continue reading

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How much does a cubic metre of concrete weigh?

One cubic metre of concrete weighs around 2.4 tonnes. With 15 wheelbarrows to a cubic metre, that equates to 160kg per barrow load.

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How much concrete will I need?

Concrete quantities, like any other measure of volume, are calculated by multiplying length x width x depth (or height) and are measured in cubic metres (m3). For example: If a room measures 3m x 4m and the depth of the … Continue reading

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