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Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

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    More super-novice questions. So you've been mixing and pouring concrete for several hours and you probably have concrete in lots of places that you would like to get cleaned up: gloves, wheelbarrow, hoe, rake, shovel, electric mixer, buckets, trowels, floats, etc.

    You can't just rinse this stuff out on the lawn I imagine, and it must be difficult to put in the trash because by the time you rinse it down, it's 99% water.

    What do people *do* with all that mess? I can easily lay out hundreds of square feet of plastic on the lawn to work on and get the tools clean, I'm not worried about the tools or resultant larger chunks of concrete, I'm mainly curious what to do with barrel-fulls of gray concrete sludgy water.

    I know, this seems like a ridiculous question, but nevertheless, here it is.

    Thanks.

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    Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

    It won't hurt the lawn if diluted with lots of water.

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      Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

      Ah, okay. Thanks.

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        Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

        yup, just hose it in.....except for any hardened chunks.

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          Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

          Yep, it's basically limestone, your lawn likes it if diluted.
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            Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

            I dump mine in the horse shoe pit. After it dries, it a pretty easy thing to shovel/rake and dump. Also, if you have extra concrete or mortar, set it on the dirt in shovel sizes (like cow pies), make for an easy clean as well.

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            • #7
              Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

              I kept a hole about 2 feet deep,, drained into it and washed over it, Next day it would be absorbed,, filled it in with top soil and dug another hole if i needed it..

              Worked great for me.
              Mark

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                Re: Cleaning up concrete after a long day of pouring

                What a suite of clever tricks. Thanks guys. I was going to pour it down the kitchen sink. JUST KIDDING!

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