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Investing In A Power Screed Has Several Advantages

When it comes to the concrete for your project in Birmingham, come to Top Mix. We are based in Bampton in Oxfordshire, so we are not very far away, and we are known as the experts for producing the perfect mix, delivering it, and pumping it. All at prices that will amaze you.

If you are producing a long floor in Birmingham you are going to need a lot of concrete, whether it is for the foundations or as preparation for a screed, or for that matter, both. If you are not quite sure of the exact product that you should use for the best outcome, then talk to our team of experts. We have been in the business for a long time, and we can advise you of the most suitable option.

One of the things that we suggest to contractors is to invest in a power screed to level the concrete and remove any bubbles. Traditionally, this has been done by construction workers using a wooden slab, but as you can imagine, it is very tiring. Working on a long floor in Birmingham can take several hours, depending just how big it is, and it can result in injuries, since the worker can be bent over for a long time.

10% Of Workers Injured Each Year

Indeed, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Organisation, 10% of construction workers are injured each year, and most of this involves the back and spine. It is inevitable in the construction industry that such things are going to happen, and of course, this can involve the employer in costs. Therefore, anything that can be done to lower risk has to be worth it.

Using a power screed makes a huge difference because it works a lot faster and  means that the worker is standing upright rather than bent over. It also means that the job can be done by one worker rather than two or more and can still be up to four times faster. That is useful on a hot summer day when the concrete dries more quickly.

Because of the speed at which a power screed works, it saves time on the job, and you don’t need so many workers, so this has an obvious saving on labour costs. Certainly, you have the initial cost of the power screed itself, but after that the savings go on forever. 

Count on the team at Top Mix today.