Ready-Mix Concrete Insights

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Ohio Ready Mix Ohio Ready Mix, Inc. is the leading provider of ready mix concrete and everything you need to protect, repair or replace your pavement in West Central Ohio. For over 25 years, we have delivered products and services used to build the factories, bridges, roads, and sidewalks in Logan, Union, Shelby, Hardin, Allen, Auglaize, Champaign, Delaware, Clark counties. To learn more visit our website at: www.ohioreadymix.com

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Dec

Steve Shoe Takes Most Deliveries for Second Year in a Row

Ever consistently return to a specific business just because of the people who work there, and the exceptional service they provide?  Do those same people do whatever it takes to ensure you have a positive experience; and most importantly know you by name, and know your preferences?  It is our hope that when a driver… Read More

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Aug

Ohio Ready Mix Focusing on “Green Initiative”

Concrete is the world’s most versatile and most widely used construction material with total consumption presently estimated at 13.5 billion cubic yards.   Depending on the required strength of the concrete, cement generally accounts for 10% – 15% of a concrete mix.  This is relatively small when you consider it represents about 96% of the total… Read More

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14

Feb

Oldest Concrete Street in America

Did you  know that the Oldest Concrete Street in America lies right here in Logan County? Located in Bellefontaine, Ohio, Court Street was constructed in 1891. In 1891, George W. Bartholomew approached the city council in Bellefontaine, Ohio with the proposal to pave the town’s principal streets with “artificial stone” as concrete was called at… Read More

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04

Jan

Creative Ways to Use Decorative Concrete With(out) Borders

When it comes to decorative concrete, let your imagination go. Dream in colors, full lines, contrast, and design – a design without boundaries, borders or limits. Then pull that design back into a useful border around the home or office. Enhancing concrete floors or exterior landscaping with a decorative border is easy and effective. The… Read More

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12

Dec

Christmas in the Park

It’s that time of year again for the annual Logan County Neighborhood Outreach Christmas in the Park at the Indian Lake State Park. If you haven’t seen the light display, it’s a must see! Several area businesses and organizations donate their time to build a display of holiday cheer for local residents and visitors to… Read More

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07

Dec

Downtown Lakeview, Ohio made Beautiful with Stenciled Concrete

I was asked to do a guest blog for my friends at Ohio Ready Mix. I was thrilled to do so! Then came the challenge of what to write about that you would want to read. We came up with the idea of talking about the Village of Lakeview S.R. 235 Reconstruction projects. The first… Read More

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Nov

Protect Your Investment: Tips on Caring for Your Concrete

Concrete continues to be among the most popular material choices for construction.  It has a wide array of applications; it is completely customizable, extremely durable, requires minimal maintenance, and is relatively inexpensive.  However, as durable and low maintenance as concrete is, following a few simple tips will keep your concrete looking beautiful and performing as… Read More

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12

Oct

Pervious Concrete Tips from Bob Banka Part 5

Top 5 Steps to Successful Pervious Concrete Installations We asked Bob Banka President of Concrete Management Solutions to answer some important questions in a 5 part series about Pervious Ready Mix Concrete and the best way to get the most out of a pervious concrete installation. Question:  What are the 5 most important steps for… Read More

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12

Aug

Pervious Concrete Tips from Bob Banka Part 4

 Top 5 Steps to Successful Pervious Concrete Installations  We asked Bob Banka President of Concrete Management Solutions to answer some important questions in a 5 part series about Pervious Ready Mix Concrete and the best way to get the most out of a pervious concrete installation. Question:  What are the 5 most important steps for… Read More

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06

Aug

Getting “Wacky” for Indian Lake, Ohio Boat Races

The Ohio Ready Mix team is preparing to make a BIG splash at the upcoming Wacky Boat Races taking place on August 7th, 2010 at Indian Lake, Ohio. The seaworthy vessel will be setting sail at noon on the Russells Point Harbor next to Rite-Aid and TacoBell. (Directions here) We asked team captains Josh Klofta… Read More

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