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Gunite question?

Posted by melderman (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 14, 11 at 21:01

If it's shot at around 65 degrees, and not sunny, do you still have to water it for 7 days?


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RE: Gunite question?

It is always best to.


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RE: Gunite question?

Air draws the moisture out. The moisture is needed for the chemical reactions taking place. Failing to wet it down will result in the moisture further in the concrete to be drawn to towards the surface, weakening the entire concrete thickness.

Scott


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RE: Gunite question?

Here is an old article that puts it into simple laymans terms, and explains the process.

Here is a link that might be useful: Concrete curing


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