Pouring a Concrete Slab With Bagged Concrete By Yourself
When needing to pour a concrete slab durring a period of social distancing you sometimes have no choice but to do it yourself. In my case this meant hand mixing many bags of concrete, fiber reinforced concrete, which was tough but doable. The trick was to break the project up into sections, mixing and pouring only the concrete I could manage in a period of time.
Make sure to check out the other videos of this concrete patio construction project…
DIY Concrete Patio 1 (without rebar)= https://youtu.be/e-YL4Tkd7rY
DIY Concrete Patio 2 (with bagged concrete) =https://youtu.be/Up9QX3Wi0y8
DIY Concrete Patio 3 (concrete sidewalk) = https://youtu.be/wmJ4Dkm3frQ
DIY Concrete Patio 4 (fill dirt elevation) = https://youtu.be/p182PTsuGB8
DIY Concrete Patio 5 (forming and pouring concrete) = https://youtu.be/WUqqFTezplM
DIY Concrete Patio 6 (large concrete pad) = https://youtu.be/BhczGeKDSG0
DIY Concrete Patio 7 (screed concrete trick) = https://youtu.be/T_j8sbxMULk
DIY Concrete Patio 8 (concrete controll joint tip) = https://youtu.be/mYBLizeZxgs
DIY Concrete Patio 9 (best way to mix concrete) = https://youtu.be/Cc03B2rSNSg
A benefit of pouring the concrete in this fashion is that the cold joints, where the two section of concrete join, serve in place of adding a concrete control joint.
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Last update 2020-09-20. Price and product availability may change.