No roof, fence, or mailbox will not last long without a strong foundation, and that starts with posting concrete. Supports, which support the rest of the structure, must be completely vertical (i.e. vertical), sturdy and securely anchored. Unfortunately, since posts are published before anything else, they can hinder progress. Therefore, for some jobs, it is a good idea to consider an alternative to the traditional concrete mix. Big construction work is not necessary for small projects. Quikrete Fast-Setting Concrete Mix is the effective choice for small jobs. About Fast Ready Concrete: Using Quikrete, in a red bag, simplifies and speeds up the process of installing poles into concrete. The application is easy – just dig a hole, pour concrete and add water. Then mix the concrete and water by stirring them with a stick until the ingredients are completely incorporated. Quick-set concrete mixes together in 20 to 40 minutes, so you can quickly settle things and get going with the project. You can even use the post four hours later. Best of all, this concrete mix is versatile and can be used for a variety of general-purpose applications, whether you are installing a mailbox post, basketball goal, or small board. No mixing is required when using Quikrete quick-setting concrete mixture. But you can stir the water and mix the concrete with a stick. How to assign a job in ConcreteReady Ready to assign a job in Concrete? Follow these instructions: 1. Dig the hole. Make it three times the width of the post and one third to half the length of the post. Then pour 6 inches of Quikrete All-Purpose Gravel into the bottom of the hole. 2. Place the prism in the hole. Level the shaft and fill the hole with Quikrete Fast-Setting concrete mix 3 to 4 inches from the top of the hole. Pour water into the hole. Add up to 1 gallon of water into the hole to soak into the concrete mixture. Then stir with stick 4. Wait. Allow 20 to 40 minutes for the concrete to set. You can place any heavy objects on the concrete, or allow traffic to pass over them after four hours. Placing a wooden pole in concrete is the best way to keep it stable and secure for many years, but seasonal changes can cause wood to stop working. Shrink and decode the prism. To prevent this, push several large stainless screws on all 4 sides of the bracket at different angles. Why the nails? Think steel bars or wires that reinforce concrete panels. For this project, we also need something to keep the column and concrete together. The nails will secure the column more closely to the concrete, and hold it firmly in place even if the wood shrinks. For more information, see: How to Strengthen a Wood Pole Set in Concrete A flabby post is not a death sentence to a structure – fix it with Quikrete’s Quick Concrete Mix Fixing a PostFast slanted concrete mix is not only beneficial for new projects – it also provides today for quick repairs – such as lean or sagging fences. When you look at the tilted prism, the problem often appears much worse than it really is; The cause may be improper installation or insufficient structural support, and either way, you just need some quick-fix concrete, construction nails, and basic tools to straighten it. For more information read: How to Fix a Leaning Fence Post or Fix One Next time you encounter a concrete project that needs to be completed quickly, but without compromising strength or quality, call in the Quikrete Fast-Setting Concrete Mix to do the job right.