How Many Yards Do I Need:
Take your measurements and then click Tools for our volume calculator. Some concrete will remain in the truck and/or pump so don’t forget to add a little extra to make sure you have enough!
What Can I do To Prevent Cracking?
Concrete shrinks during the hydration process and has a tendency to crack, especially pea gravel mixes due to their high water content. This is called shrinkage cracking. The least expensive product for reducing plastic shrinkage cracking is stealth fibers. Millions of tiny fibers are added at the time of batching. These fibers reduce plastic shrinkage cracking and improve durability, among other things.
Do you form & Finish Concrete?
No, we are a ready-mix supplier. You or your concrete contractor get the job ready. Our truck delivers the concrete and your workers do the rest.
What Strength of Concrete Do I Need?
It will depend on the requirements for your project. We would be happy to assist you in helping you decide which mix will work best for your project. Obey your local building codes or architect plans, if any. We can help you with general information only.
What is the most/Least You Carry In A Truck?
We can usually carry between 1 yard and 10 yards, depending on the mix and area we are delivering to. Any loads under 9 yards will have a short load charge which is based on the amount you order. The more you take, the less the charge.
What is Concrete Made From?
Concrete is made from cement, rock, sand, water, and can also contain flyash and a variety of admixtures all mixed into proper proportions suitable for your project.
What is Cement?
Cement is a mixture of limestone, calcium, and other materials that react to water to make concrete.
What Are Aggregates?
Aggregates are the different size rocks that go into the concrete to give you strength and stability. The course aggregates that we offer are 1 inch and 3/8th inch, made to local specifications. The fine aggregate that we offer is sand. Typically 1″ mixes are dumped from the back of the truck although we have mixes that can be pumped through 3″ (trailer) and 4″ line (boom) pumps. 3/8″ mixes are usually pumped through 2″ line (pea gravel) pumps.
What does it mean to "cure" concrete?
Curing is one of the most important steps in concrete construction, because proper curing greatly increases concrete strength and durability. Concrete hardens as a result of hydration: the chemical reaction between cement and water. However, hydration occurs only if water is available and if the concrete's temperature stays within a suitable range. During the curing period-from five to seven days after placement for conventional concrete-the concrete surface needs to be kept moist to permit the hydration process. new concrete can be wet with soaking hoses, sprinklers or covered with wet burlap, or can be coated with commercially available curing compounds, which seal in moisture.
Been dealing with Stillwell Ready Mix & Bldg Materials for almost ten years. Always have what I need, when I need it and at a price point to keep me competitive. Great company to work with with an extensive array of products to work with.
Stillwell Ready Mix was absolutely the best start to finish! From the moment I called they were extremely helpful explained the entire procedure so that I could prep before he dropped off this was one of my first jobs this big at one of my businesses. He dropped 8 yards of concrete wasn't pushy getting rushes gave us time to get everything set in the backyard in the front great guy highly recommend them for any small or big job's.
We had an opportunity to use Stillwell Ready Mix as the supplier of ready-mix concrete for two slabs and mow strips in our yard. Stillwell Ready Mix used his truck that mixes the concrete on site. No waste, no clean-up, The concrete is accurately measured as it dispenses from the truck. State of the art concrete delivery at a great price. On time delivery, no mess, no fuss. Mix was perfect. Stillwell is very easy to work with and I highly recommend giving his company an opportunity to help with your concrete needs. Their delivery area covers a wide range, so don't hesitate to call for a quote. With the concrete mixed as needed at your home, there is no pressure to rush the job, and no worries from the driver of having to clean up a truck of concrete that you didn't use, but paid for. Just a win-win for everyone.