Concrete Driveway

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Posted by: from Richmond Hill
6/21/2021 at 10:27:17 AM

We have an asphalt driveway now and we think about replacing it with a concrete one.

My question is about curing process/time.

We have 3 cars (SUVs) and the garage that can fit just one vehicle, so our 2 SUVs are on the driveway all the time (summer and winter).

If we decide to go with a concrete driveway then how long will it take until we can park our two cars (each about 2 tons) back on the driveway again?

I can rephrase this question like this: for how long we will need to park our two cars on the street and wait until concrete cured enough to bring them back to driveway?



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Date/Time6/21/2021 at 12:06:14 PM

if using a professional service and factory mixes @ right consistency, concrete usually cures hard enough in 48hrs from finishing. give it at least 48 hrs and good to go, 7 days for hand poured and 28 days to full cure

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Date/Time6/21/2021 at 12:12:04 PM

Hey Mark,

48 hour timeline is standard for concrete setting however, in this scenario, I would recommend staying off of it for a minimum 7 days before you park your cars on it to ensure your vehicles do not cause any damage to the curing process.

28 days for a full cure.

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