Step 22: Uncovered
Once you have the surface to your liking, it's time to let it set for a few days to dry out. (It's important to note that the results can be slightly unpredictable and with the nature of cement mix, there may be variations and irregularities. Embrace the character and charm that any variations bring to this rustic type of application. You want it to be completely dry before moving on to the sealing/finishing step.