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Tips for Pouring a Concrete Slab

Know what to expect, prepare for the worst, and the rest is easy

Sooner or later, you're bound to encounter a project where you need to pour a concrete slab. When you do, take advantage of the lessons contributing editor Mike Guertin has to share. Guertin outlines the process from the proper way to prepare for the pour with the right techniques and materials to the best way to finish the concrete after it has been poured. This article includes sidebars on minimizing concrete cracks and ordering concrete.

Tips for Pouring a Concrete Slab
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