Best Practices For Pouring Concrete In The Winter

Best Practices For Pouring Concrete In The Winter

Contrary to popular belief, concrete can be placed, finished and cured at any temperature, even sub-zero temperatures. You just have to take extra precautions. That’s because if you allow the concrete to freeze before it has cured, you face trouble.

First, a quick refresher course on concrete curing. Concrete transforms from a liquid to a solid material through a chemical reaction. The colder the temperature of concrete, the slower the speed of the reaction. In winter, your enemy is the clock. The concrete needs to harden as rapidly as possible to resist the pressures caused by water freezing within the concrete.

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Tilt-Up Contractor of The Year - Tilt Wall Ontario

Tilt Wall Ontario Chosen as Tilt-Up Contractor Of The Year

Tilt Wall Ontario was recently recognized for excellence in the tilt-up industry with two awards from the Tilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA).

The company was named the 2018 TCA Contractor of the Year and received the 28th Tilt-Up Achievement Award for building the first tilt-up home in Ontario.

The Contractor of the Year award recognizes an individual or company whose work offers the very best examples of tilt-up construction. Nominees are judged on everything from craftsmanship to safety, customer service, and collaboration.

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