CHOOSING A CONCRETE CONTRACTOR: FIVE EASY STEPS

Finding and hiring the right concrete contractor can be intimidating and often challenging.  We have all heard horror stories of concrete projects gone “bad” – it is easy for anyone in the industry to place an ad or to advertise themselves as a contractor.  However, with proper screening and legwork, choosing a concrete contractor does not have to be a …

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS ARE SAYING ABOUT US…

For a small business like ours, word of mouth referrals and customer satisfaction mean everything to us!  Although we aren’t always perfect (who is!?), we do our very BEST to exceed our customer expectations at every turn…we are always available for questions, free technical advice or to discuss the details of your next concrete project! Whether we’re working on smaller residential projects …

Video: Why Choose City MiniMix Concrete?

We’ll be honest – when we first heard the term “whiteboard animation video”, we thought to ourselves “what the heck is that?…and how will we use it?”  Fast forward a couple months later, and we’re excited and proud to unveil the City MiniMix Concrete whiteboard animation video – a fast-paced and informative 60-second video that summarizes our company, what sets …

HOT TRENDS IN CONCRETE: Outdoor Kitchens

In recent years, the concept of indoor-outdoor living has exploded to become one of the hottest trends in home décor and design. With more and more homeowners looking to get year-round enjoyment out of their yards and to create attractive yet functional outdoor living and entertaining spaces, concrete is playing an increasingly important role in landscape design and architecture. Because …

DOING GREAT THINGS FOR OUR COMMUNITY!

KRETE FOR KIDS:  LOCAL COMPANY DONATES CONCRETE TO HELP BUILD PLAYGROUNDS! Home renovation companies and their many suppliers and contractors continue to do fantastic things for organizations, communities and charities in need throughout Edmonton. City MiniMix Concrete Inc., a local company specializing in small batches of quality concrete, is a great example. In 2015, they launched their playground grant program …

MODERN CONCRETE COFFEE TABLES!

In true form, January in Edmonton is proving to be cold, snowy and dark!  What better way to get through this month than by revamping your living area, including re-arranging your furniture and perhaps adding one or two eclectic or “different” pieces? This is just what one of our recent customers, Megan Bates from St. Albert thought when she ordered two of our …

City MiniMix Pitches In to Help Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton

This summer, a small team of Shell Scotford employees teamed up with City Mini Mix, a local concrete company serving the greater Edmonton area, to provide the Wildlife Rehabilitation Society of Edmonton (WRSE) with a new 10’ x 15’ concrete pad to support their operations. WRSE is a non-partisan, charitable organization that provides compassionate care for injured, contaminated and orphaned …

Drum Roll Please…City MiniMix Wins Most Promising Start-up Award!

For the 5th year in a row, TELUS Business and the Globe & Mail supported Canada’s business community with the Small Business Challenge.  More than 3,300 small businesses entered this year’s Small Business Challenge contest, making it extremely difficult for the judges to choose the winners! Drum roll please…despite the intense competition, City MiniMix Concrete Inc. is proud and excited to announce that …

DIY Concrete Stool – Info + Instructions

DIY CONCRETE BUCKET STOOL My husband Kent has been in the concrete industry for almost twenty years, but I’m a relative “newbie” and am enjoying learning about concrete, getting my hands dirty and trying out new DIY concrete projects! The reason I’ve started working with concrete is because, as you know, we’ve recently opened our own ready mix concrete business – …

Want To Improve Your Home’s Curb Appeal? Think Concrete!

Do you want to improve your home’s curb appeal?  If so – think concrete and read this blog article written by yours truly and posted on Edmonton’s popular real estate blog – Liv Real Estate! Here are a couple “before” and “after” pictures to further inspire you…it is amazing what a fresh coat of paint and concrete repairs can do to increase …