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I don't usually cover slabs with poly to aid in curing because I'm worried about leaving mottling marks. Is there any trick to get around this?
What if you threw some sand down over the slab as a bond breaker before you put down poly (visqueen) the next day. If you water cured for two days until the slab stiffened up more and then put poly down would you be OK?
 

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An acrylic cure and seal will seal the top of the slab to keep the water in as it cures. No watering needed. I used the quick Crete brand and it left a sheen and some finish on the surface but it does not bother me. It will affect future treatments (like epoxy paint etc...) there are other products that is what I used.
 

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Right, I usually use cure and seal. But if it were a job that was going to get stained later after curing..If u can't use sprinklers to keep it wet..
 

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What kind of slab?

Around here a wet cure isn't needed very often. I would look into some sort of misting device that you can either suspend or surround the slab with.
 
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