When Can You Walk On New Concrete?

walking sign on concrete path

The moment a contractor pours freshly prepared concrete, the most common question arises. How long does the concrete need to dry before someone can walk on it? It is essential to take proper care of newly laid concrete during the drying phase.

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What Concrete Slump Do You Need?

concrete slump preparation

At the time of mixing any type of concrete, it is essential to measure first the consistency of the mix using the concrete slump testing procedure.

Always check the fluidity of the concrete mix before laying it into a structure, as it ensures that the concrete is workable and will set properly.

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Is It Okay If It Rains After Pouring Concrete?

Is It Okay If It Rains After Pouring Concrete

Unpredictable heavy rains and thunderstorms can cause massive damage to freshly poured concrete. A new concrete structure becomes soft with poor abrasion resistance and strength if there is excess water on its surface.

The chances are that cracks may appear on the exterior after drying.

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