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yo24 01-28-2009 05:21 PM

Freshly poured concrete rocks showing through top of it why?
 
Im building my home and
I'm not into concrete at all but I recently hired a well known concrete finisher to pour and finish my driveways and patio, It has been very cold here and now 4-5 days after it was poured you can see numerous rocks showing through the finish - was it done incorrectly or what went wrong? im very dissatisfied with the finish as I hired him to get a grade A job and dont know of another new construction house that has a finish like this? also I know they did not use curing blankets but I have seen lots of houses not use them during cold weather

Bondo 01-28-2009 05:32 PM

Ayuh,.. How Cold was/ is the Cold Weather,..??

I hear the exposed aggregate finish concrete is the In Fashion finish,....

yo24 01-28-2009 06:05 PM

degrees
 
Lows to highs:
day of pour
22-53F
day after pour:
32-57F
3rd day:
18-33F
4th day:
15-24F
5th:
20-29F

yesitsconcrete 01-28-2009 06:25 PM

i'm ' into ' conc & i never saw that :( could the pour have frozen & then rained flushing off the spalls ? ? ? we've placed in cold weather & never fail'd to use curing blankets - residential, commercial, highway, or heavy conc,,, i can't imagine what you describe & would LOVE to see a pic as would we all,,, what's the builder say when you ask him ? ? ? doubtful he's seen it either,,, who hired this sub - the bldr OR you ? ? ?


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