It’s raining again...

Placing concrete correctly isn’t rocket science, but there are a few pitfalls to avoid to get a structurally strong and aesthetically pleasing result. This issue, Concrete NZ shares its expertise on how to avoid ‘dusting’

Wet weather is common at any time of year in most parts of New Zealand, making damage caused by rain to freshly placed concrete a real possibility.


The symptoms are dependent upon when in the placing process the rain arrived. If the concrete has been floated and trowelled, and is nearing setting, the damage may be limited to some marking of the surface.

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