Forming and Pouring Concrete in Fort Myers

How to Pour and Form Concrete

  1. Clear the area of any objects or material that would interfere in the pouring process
  2. Prepare your subbase
  3. Prepare a form
  4. Add wire mesh or rebar to the inside of your form for support
  5. Mix your concrete
  6. Pour the concrete into the mold
  7. Screed the top of the concrete
  8. Float the newly-screeded surface to further compact the concrete
  9. Make control joints every 5 o 6 feet (1.8 m) with a groover
  10. Create traction
  11. Cure and seal the concrete
  12. Maintain your concrete

Materials and tools

  • Circular saw
  • Hammer
  • Level
  • Pry bar
  • Safety glasses
  • Tape measure
  • ½” dia. rebar
  • 6-mil plastic
  • Anchor bolts
  • Concrete
  • Duplex nails
  • Forming lumber
  • Packable fill
  • Tie wire

Concrete Suppliers in Fort Myers

Kuhlman Concrete-Fort Myers
Cemex - Fort Myers
Preferred Materials

Concrete Contractors in Fort Myers

SCP Enterprises, Inc
Cement Industries
Wildcat Renovation, LLC