A concrete worker can also be referred to as a “concreter finisher” – but there is a difference. A finisher is someone that levels and smooths out concrete surfaces, does stamping or stenciling. A concreter is usually someone that does the main supply and pumping of concrete. Visit: Read MoreWhat is a concrete worker called?

When concrete is freshly poured, it will need to be protected if there is any hail, snow or rain predicted. When a plastic covering is placed over the concrete, the concreter needs to be especially careful that it is not put straight over the surface. If plastic touches curing concrete it can permanently discolour or... Read MoreShould you cover concrete with plastic in cold weather?

In order for concrete to set and be durable and hard as it can be, it must go through a stage called curing. Longer is always better, but at least 7 days can be suitable for concrete to properly cure. It can also cure in temperatures as low as 5 degrees. Visit: Read MoreWhat is the minimum curing period for concrete?

When mixing concrete the ratio needs to be perfect. Too much water added will make the overall strength weaker, and cause shrinkage or cracking. If too little water goes into the mix then it will set dry, crumbling and breaking apart. It is one of the most critical parts of mixing, that just the right... Read MoreWhat happens if you add too much water to concrete?