April 2020

Successful construction crews operate year-round, and Pennsylvania sees every season's extremes. You'll have to work through a frigid Pennsylvania winter sooner or later, so it's crucial to understand how the temperature affects construction processes. Will concrete set in cold weather? What temperature is too cold to...

If your construction job is taking place in the summer, you may be concerned about the problems hot weather poses for concreting. According to the American Concrete Institute (ACI), hot water concreting occurs when conditions such as warm outdoor temperatures, hot concrete temperatures, low humidity and high winds damage newly...

Once you've finished laying your concrete, the job isn't over. In most cases, concrete must be both cured and sealed. Learn why you need to cure concrete and why sealing concrete is important before taking the final steps. Why Is Curing Important for Concrete? First, it's crucial...