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Old 06-01-2010, 10:21 AM   #1
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Cover slab if not going to build for a while?

I have heard that it is best to cover a concrete slab if you are not going to build on it for an extended period. I just poured a slab for a little building, and it will probably be this fall or winter before I save enough money to build the actual structure on top of it. Would it be best to cover it, and if I do what would be a good cover?
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I don't see any reason to cover it. If the slab is fresh keep it wet for about a week to aid in curing. This is most important the first few days especially if it is hot and sunny.
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