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Six best practices for concreting during hot summer months

Summer is definitely upon us. During the last few weeks, we have seen unseasonably high temperatures across the United States. This combination of conditions (high temperature and low humidity) can make placing concrete a challenge. When temperatures rise above 80 degrees, fast setting, lower strengths and cracking are all more likely. Concrete can be placed as long as precautions are taken to keep it from drying while still fresh. Following general precautions will help in performing a successful concreting project in hot weather conditions and mitigate the negative impacts of hot weather.

The following are best practices for hot-weather concreting:

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