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Benefits of Our Concrete Services!

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, In : Liquid Screed 

Pump It Concrete offer a number of high-quality services for both commercial and industrial work. No project is too big or small for us! Whether your project is in the Public or Private sector, it doesn’t matter to us, we want to help.

Although all our services on offer are great, we want to provide you with an insight of the benefits each one holds. This will help inform your decision as to which service you may like to book with us. If you have any further enquiries, please don’t hesita...

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Do You Need Concrete Pump Hire?

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, November 25, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 

Concrete is a highly versatile material that has been around for decades and for good reason. After all, skycrapers wouldn’t be built with concrete at their foundations if it wasn’t up to the job - concrete could even be up to the job that you’re after.

The composition of concrete might be slightly unrefined but don’t let that take away from its excellent properties. In just a short space of time, concrete can go from a sludge-like substance to a fully-formed flooring that can stand th...

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How is concrete made?

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 

As one of the most durable material mixtures in the world, concrete has become utilised worldwide for many applications but we mainly associate it with buildings and construction projects and for good reason.

At its essence, concrete is a mix of paste, aggregates and/or rocks which gives it many dimensions of strength. By consisting of cement and water, the paste is excellent at covering coarse aggregates and upon hydration reaction, the paste will become solid and eventually what we know as c...

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Pump It Ltd delivers Liquid Screed in North Wales and beyond

Posted by Erin Hughes on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, In : Liquid Screed 

Do you have a need to use liquid screed in North Wales building projects for either commercial or personal interests but need to find the experts to lend you a helping hand? Then Pump It could be just right for you.

For years now, we have been excelling at providing high quality concrete pumping services and remain one of the top companies in the north for it. Whatever the size or scale of your operation, we are here to assist.

As one of the regional forerunners, Pump It have been able to expan...

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Good Practice Concrete Pumping Definitions

Posted by Erin Hughes on Thursday, February 27, 2014, In : Concrete Pumping 
2.0 Definitions For the purposes of this Good Practice Guide, the following definitions apply:-

additive - a material which is added to concrete to change the properties of the mix

ball catcher - a device fitted to the delivery end of a pipeline designed to catch the sponge rubber device used for cleaning the pipeline

banksman - a person who has had training to give directions to the operator of a vehicle mounted concrete pump during manoeuvring of the vehicle on site, by a...
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The Benefits of Concrete Pumping North Wales

Posted by Erin Hughes on Tuesday, December 3, 2013,
Concrete pumping North Wales has had a positive impact on the construction industry in the area and in all places it is utilised.

What is concrete pumping and how does it improve efficiency in construction projects?
Concrete pumping is a technique of transporting liquid concrete quickly to the places it needs to be using the latest technology in the industry, specifically ‘boom pumps’ and ‘line pumps’.

Almost all structures in the modern world require a certain amount of concrete in...
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Mr Pump It I'm the owner and operator of Pump It Floor Screeds, and have over 25 years experience in the construction industry. I've decided to keep a blog of all the different places I go, and jobs I do......mostly because I can't remember where I was yesterday!!