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Old 02-10-2011, 11:12 PM   #1
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i live in chicago and need tuckpointing done asap is there a minimal temp. that the outside should be day and night to complete this project correctly.

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Old 02-11-2011, 06:33 AM   #2
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you can tuck at any temp if you tent the project & add heat but, for most work, 40f & rising is a good rule of thumb & trowel,,, there are additives that can be incorporated into mortars/cements/concretes but i've never been a fan even here in ga we don't work in freezing temps unless directed by the owner or gc who then accepts the responsibility for failed work.

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