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11-07-2011, 07:24 PM #10
Ernesto Concrete Moisture Expert *****
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(11-06-2011, 06:19 PM)Rubensgt40 Wrote:  Some guys put down plastic sheeting, then plywood, then overlay timber flooring. Is this a reliable mitigation against slab moisture?

Yes it can be, I do that all the time for floating floors. But if I am using a solid timber or the slab is below grade I take it a step further and use something like Bostik MVP4 first, then the plastic, then plywood and then 15lb roofing felt and finally the timber.

I have also tested these systems before hand using the Rapid Rh, and even going so far as to do a few F 1869 tests on top of the MVP4, even though the ASTM guru's say you cannot do that. Not sure why because if you take a close look at ASTM E 96 they use a dessicant to evaluate the product they are testing, and that dessicant is.....calcium chloride. Kinda confusing huh? Whats more confusing is that many of these people who frown on the old F 1869 test will always refer to the ASTM E 96.


Stephen Perrera dba
Top Floor Installation Co.
http://www.tucsonazflooring.com
http://www.floorsavior.com








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MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-06-2011, 02:24 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-06-2011, 03:25 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-06-2011, 06:19 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-06-2011, 08:01 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-07-2011, 07:23 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-07-2011, 02:51 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-07-2011, 02:56 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-07-2011, 03:22 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-07-2011, 04:16 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-07-2011, 07:24 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-08-2011, 07:27 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-08-2011, 09:43 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-08-2011, 09:59 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-08-2011, 02:27 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-08-2011, 02:50 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-08-2011, 03:34 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-09-2011, 07:20 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-09-2011, 07:47 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-09-2011, 09:34 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-09-2011, 05:51 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-09-2011, 06:20 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-09-2011, 06:57 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-09-2011, 07:28 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-10-2011, 07:45 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-10-2011, 09:32 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-10-2011, 03:40 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-10-2011, 05:13 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-10-2011, 05:16 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-10-2011, 07:08 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-10-2011, 07:30 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-10-2011, 07:34 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-10-2011, 08:06 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-10-2011, 08:09 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-10-2011, 08:20 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-10-2011, 08:33 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-10-2011, 09:03 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-11-2011, 07:12 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-11-2011, 07:28 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - EWagner - 11-11-2011, 10:08 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - rapidrhrep - 11-11-2011, 10:18 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-11-2011, 10:22 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - rapidrhrep - 11-11-2011, 10:31 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-11-2011, 10:34 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - rapidrhrep - 11-11-2011, 10:52 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-11-2011, 10:59 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-11-2011, 04:13 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-11-2011, 04:16 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-11-2011, 04:21 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-11-2011, 05:56 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-13-2011, 06:00 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-13-2011, 06:07 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Rubensgt40 - 11-13-2011, 08:01 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-13-2011, 08:21 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-16-2011, 11:49 AM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-16-2011, 12:20 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-16-2011, 12:31 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-16-2011, 04:45 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-16-2011, 04:57 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-16-2011, 05:18 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-16-2011, 06:23 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-16-2011, 06:35 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-16-2011, 06:52 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - Ernesto - 11-16-2011, 07:12 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - eaadams - 11-16-2011, 07:26 PM
RE: MMS- Are some unreliable with high RH? - CC Solutions - 11-17-2011, 07:56 AM

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