Used concrete slabs are also available for free

The widespread use of concrete slabs leads again and again to offers, remaining stock, used copies or over purchases to be picked up as a gift. Some tips on what you should look for in gifted concrete slabs and where they find the offers.

Clarify ownership

Concrete slabs of various sizes, surfaces and states of preservation are frequently offered on the Internet and on classifieds pages of daily newspapers. Often the concrete slabs store outside in a terrain. Unfortunately there are contemporaries who do not care who owns the concrete slabs and only strive for a free clearing of the storage location. At the latest when picking up dismantled areas, receipts or credible explanations, look why the concrete slabs are being given away.

First, you should calculate your needs. Since the concrete slabs to be given are usually delivered as a package, you should have listed your areas for which you need boards. This also helps to combine possibly several offers from different sources, such as washed concrete for the driveway and smooth plates for the garden path. The offers can be found under the general market portals. DHD24, Kalaydo, Ebay Classifieds and quoka.

Used concrete slabs are also available for free: concrete

Inspect concrete slabs

A gift horse does not look in the mouth is not a good guide for concrete slabs. Get photos of the stones and if possible, try looking at the concrete slabs before picking them up. Dirt and porosity can make the supposed gift quickly useless ballast, its disposal can be expensive.

Selected providers (as of 2013)

Gifted concrete slabs
180 concrete slabs á 30 cmdhd24.deFlensburg
40 used paving slabs 50 x 50 x 5 cmkleinanzeigen.ebay.deRhine Main Area
20 sqm rumbled terraces / paving slabskalaydo.deRhein-Sieg-Kreis

Organize transport in advance

As a rule, concrete slabs are given to self-collectors. Think of the enormous weight that comes with small quantities. Fifty-by-fifty-centimeter concrete slabs weigh between thirty and sixty kilograms, depending on their thickness. Think about loading and unloading next to the vehicle.

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