Question: How Long Does It Take Cement To Dry?

24 to 48 hours

How long does concrete take to dry to walk on?

Your concrete should be solid enough to walk on, without leaving footprints, after anything from 24 to 48 hours. By seven days, your concrete should be cured to at least 70 percent of its full strength.

How can I make concrete dry faster?

How to Speed Up Concrete Drying

  • Pour the concrete during warmer, sunnier weather. It will dry faster than it would in cooler weather.
  • Add calcium chloride, an accelerating compound, to the concrete before pouring while it is still wet.
  • Position a heater near the concrete.
  • Place a plastic sheet over the concrete to trap escaping moisture.

How long does it take for concrete to turn white?

about 28 days

How long does it take for concrete patio to dry?

five to seven days