Concrete slab finish

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Hi Guys/ Girls,

Looking for some advice I’ve recently had a concrete slab poured for a garage to be put on.

It was poured about 7 days ago so I stopped watering it 2 days ago and now as it’s drying out it’s almost like there was a layer on the top after it had been floated..

Will this layer come off once dried just as I’m wanting to get my garage up on the weekend.

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Its called laitance, and can be scrubbed/scrapped off, it's normal... get busy (y)

If it's for a garage and you are not covering it, you can leave it, will just be dusty.
 
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That layer has nothing to do with you carrying on with the garage walls.

You say the slab was floated, but it looks like it's a very rough surface, and it may well be a very soft surface too - requiring a hardener and dust proofer when you have finished and maybe self leveller and paint.
 
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As above, its laitance, typically caused by too much water in the original pour.
 

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