What can I expect when I order from Schuster Concrete?


Step 1: Placing an Order We have multiple locations in Maryland that service the greater Baltimore and western Maryland regions as well as selected areas of southern Pennsylvania and West Virginia. To ensure superior service, please schedule your order as soon as possible. Schedules often fill quickly so the earlier you call the more likely

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Why should I order concrete from Schuster Concrete?


We know that business is all about value and we strive to make sure that our products and services add value to your project. From the first phone call to the final invoice we want your experience with us to be outstanding. That means accuracy in placing your order, honest and up front pricing, quality

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What precautions should be taken when working with concrete?


Concrete itself is a relatively safe material with which to work, however, the delivery and placement of concrete can have some inherent dangers. You can mitigate most risk by taking a few simple precautions: Wear personal protective equipment including safety glasses, PVC gloves, rubber boots, a high visibility vest, a hard hat, and fall protection

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How is the strength of concrete measured?


The reaction between water and cement gives concrete its strength. The important water-to-cement ratio is responsible for the strength of the finished product. Concrete strength is usually measured by its compressive and flexural strength in Pounds per Square Inch (PSI). When you order a "Bag" mix you’re really ordering a specific quantity of cement per

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What is concrete used for?


Concrete is one of the most versatile building materials used in construction today. In the 1960’s concrete construction challenged steel structure construction in the United States. Rather than large steel girders and steel decking, reinforced concrete was used to make building columns and decks in high rises. This economical building method is used more than

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What is “Ready Mixed” concrete?


Schuster Concrete ships what we call Ready-Mixed Concrete. When you place an order for concrete we match your requirements with a specific mix design from our database. The mix constituents are sent to batch panels that load all the raw materials into a drum which mixes the concrete. By the time the truck arrives at

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Is cement the same as concrete?


Cement and concrete are not the same thing, but concrete does have cement as a primary ingredient. In its most basic form concrete is made of cement, water, sand, and stone. Cement is a very fine powder made from limestone, sand, clay, and iron ore. In the right proportions these ingredients are crushed and super-heated

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Do you deliver concrete to my area?


Schuster Concrete delivers ready-mixed concrete to jobsites in the following geographical areas: Anne Arundel County, MD Baltimore City, MD Baltimore County, MD Carroll County, MD Frederick County, MD Harford County, MD Howard County, MD Montgomery County, MD Prince Georges County, MD Washington County, MD Berkeley County, WV Jefferson County, WV Franklin County, PA Fulton County,

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