Paddle mixers are the perfect solution for quickly mixing plaster, mortar, concrete, screed, adhesive, paint and a range of other construction materials. Although it’s possible to use a cordless drill with an attachment, paddle mixers provide better performance as well as variable speeds for controlling the rate of the mix and preventing splashing.
To assist you in selecting the right paddle mixer, our handpicked selection lists top-performing models, chosen based on our first-hand experience mixing a range of materials. Our testing and up-to-date research further ensure the quality of our recommendations.
Our Top Picks At A Glance:
How The DIY Works Team Tests & Rates Paddle Mixers
As we carry out many DIY projects in the various properties we own (Airbnb’s and rentals), we’ve gained plenty of experience with a range of paddle mixers.
Whether we are making concrete in a bucket or mixing up plaster, the paddle mixer that we use is an essential tool for the job that we couldn’t be without.
As shown in the image, we had no trouble mixing up cement with a paddle mixer and we were mixing up multiple bags throughout the day.
To keep up our commitment to reviewing and testing the latest paddle mixers (for this article), we are continually testing out the latest offerings from top brands in the UK. This means that when we notice that a brand has released a new model, we tend to upgrade our older machines where possible.
Below is a video that we posted on our YouTube channel that shows just how easy it was for us to mix up cement with a paddle mixer.
As well as our testing and experience with multiple paddle mixers, we also based our recommendations on the latest research and a number of factors. Some of the factors that we took into consideration included the build quality, performance, speed control, handles, weight, warranty and value for money.