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Architects

Concrete Concepts

“We have dealt with McGrath Quarries on many occasions and we have found them to be extremely helpful and knowledgeable in designing concrete mixes and finishes for polished concrete floors. They are very accommodating including adding concrete dyes into mixes for coloured concrete projects. Also the Limestone chip in the concrete is very impressive when ground and polished in a concrete floor. I would recommend this company for future clients of mine for their concrete floors, countertops, etc.”

 

John Carroll

Concrete Concepts.

Fergus Merriman

The Irish Heritage Seed Bank Building at Irish Seedsavers Association Capparoe Scarriff.

“We have over the years used McGrath Quarries very successfully on many occasions, however, I am writing to you to state how particularly pleased we were with the assistance and service you gave us on the specification and delivery of the concrete and stone for the Heritage Seed Bank Project.

The stone fill for the gabions has proved very successful being easy to place and stable as well as providing an aesthetic admired by many.

The floor slab is particularly satisfactory, our requirement was for an ecologically sound floor that would provide a hard wearing dust free and pleasing finish that had also to withstand the potential for robust use of seed drying equipment and be easily cleaned with minimal possibility of contamination. We also required a product that embodied minimum energy both in terms of its production and its overall sustainable credentials.

The resultant ground and polished slab has achieved all that and more, even to the extent that a TD enquired where they could “get a roll of it” because it looked so good!

Grinding the floor at an early stage, soon after pouring and before erection of walls commenced, was critical to achieving a consistent finish, the early setting strength backed up by your quality assurance department ensured we were able to complete the grinding without impact on programme.

The consistency of mix also ensured we could provide a homogeneous graduated polish without undue requirement to grind excessively and this also saved cost and time on the programme.

Overall, we congratulate McGrath Quarries for helping us provide an excellent finished product that will perform beyond the life expectancy of the building with the minimum maintenance and that will always look great.

We look forward to working with you on future projects.”

 

Kind Regards

 

 

Fergus Merriman MSCSI MRICS

Registered Building Surveyor

McColgan Screeding Ltd

“We have worked with McGrath Quarries for the last 3 years and cannot rate them highly enough. The technical knowledge and experience which they bring to the table is invaluable, as we get a high quality product delivered every time. We like to align ourselves with top quality suppliers, so that we can give our clients the best quality product possible, and because of this we use McGrath Quarries for all of our jobs in the Galway, Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary area. Their quality product allows us to give our clients a superbly finished floor every time. We look forward to working with McGrath Quarries far into the foreseeable future.”

 

Gerry McColgan

McColgan Screeding Ltd