What temperature is needed to pour concrete?

Answer A temperature above 32 degrees F is recommended when pouring concrete. Concrete can be poured at less than 32 degrees F with certain restrictions. The water in the concrete can freeze at temperatur... Read More »

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How much concrete is needed to pour a 20x20 concrete slab?

Assuming the slab is three-inches thick, you need 13,320 pounds of dry concrete, or 333 40-pound bags. You can calculate the exact amount for a different depth by calculating the cubic yards of the... Read More »

Can you pour concrete in a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit?

You should not pour concrete at a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit. The strength that concrete develops as it sets is sensitive to temperature. According to Ready Mixed Concrete, if the tempera... Read More »

How much concrete is needed to pour block cores?

The amount of concrete needed to pour block cores depends on the size of the core being filled. In general, one cubic yard of concrete is equal to about 4,000 pounds. This would core fill a 4-inch ... Read More »

Can You Pour New Concrete Over Old Concrete?

When old concrete has surface damage, a thin layer of new concrete can be poured on top to resurface the damaged top coat. This method is helpful only for old concrete surfaces with minimal damage.... Read More »