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Old 01-23-2020, 05:05 PM   #1
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Protecting Concrete Porches During Construction


We building a new house for a client with oyster shell finished concrete porches. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to protect them during construction?

We want to cover them with OSB but are concerned that it may stain the concrete/cause uneven drying/curing during the next 4 months of construction.
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We don't pour concrete porch pads until the last thing.

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Leave forms on. Lay plywood on top and screw to form.



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Pour 3.5 inches of regular crete, broom finish, come back with ~ 2 inches of clam shell mix last minute with high early Portland cement?
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Yea, that always burned my butt when trades would beat up a brand new slab of any type. Need to cover and protect it or save the pour till the end of the job.

Also, need to manage the project and make sure one trade doesn't damage another trades work. Clients are paying for "brand new" construction, and that is what they should get.

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