FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN READY-MIX VOLUMETRIC CONCRETE AND BATCH PLANT BARREL TRUCKS?
Barrel trucks mix the ingredients on the way to the job. Volumetric trucks mix the material right on the job site. You are allowed more finishing time with volumetric trucks. Our volumetric trucks are Pay for What You Use." (minimum 80% of what you ordered)
DO YOU POUR SMALL JOBS?
Yes, we do small and large jobs. Call for pricing.
WHAT IS YOUR MINIMUM CHARGE?
Our minimum charge is $275.00 which covers up to 1 yard of concrete.
DO YOU HAVE A SHORT LOAD FEE?
Yes. Under 6 yards of concrete, the short load fee varies between $50.00 and $125.00.
DO YOU FORM AND FINISH THE CONCRETE?
No. We are the material supplier only.
HOW FAR DO YOUR CHUTES REACH?
13' from the back of the truck.
WHAT IS YOUR LEAD TIME?
To secure a spot on the schedule, you should call at least 2 days in advance. Occasionally we can schedule same day.
CAN WE HAVE A TIGHT OR LOOSER MIX?
Yes, the slump is all controlled at the time of delivery, ask your driver.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE CONCRETE TO SET?
It is dependent of several weather factors. In hot weather it sets up faster and needs to be kept damp. In cooler weather it takes between 12-24 hours. It takes 28 days to acquire full strength.
DO YOU HAVE CONCRETE PUMP SERVICE?
Yes we do. Our concrete pump is company owned and operated. You can order together and not worry about scheduling conflicts that end up costing money. Call for pricing.