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Substrate Odor
05-22-2012, 07:07 PM
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RE: Substrate Odor
(05-22-2012 06:19 PM)Matt S Wrote:  One word of caution on applying a moisture barrier to part of a concrete slab. You may create a larger problem. The moisture comes up through the slab, hits the barrier, and starts moving sideways until it finds the end of the barrier. You could create moisture problems for the surrounding cubicles.

Based on your description, the amount of moisture here sounds minimal, so it may not be a problem. But I would hate to see someone read this and think it would work anywhere. I am working with a clinic in South Florida that is replacing thousands of dollars of linoleum because the flooring contractor did exactly what you describe.

Good luck on your project!

Moisture doesn't move laterally through concrete.

JD Grafton
Concrete Answers for Flooring Problems
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Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-19-2012, 06:06 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-20-2012, 09:15 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-20-2012, 02:07 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-20-2012, 10:18 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-21-2012, 03:34 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-21-2012, 06:45 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - Matt S - 05-22-2012, 06:19 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-22-2012 07:07 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - Matt S - 05-22-2012, 07:16 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-23-2012, 06:02 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-23-2012, 06:16 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - Matt S - 05-23-2012, 06:58 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-23-2012, 07:38 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-23-2012, 07:46 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - Matt S - 05-23-2012, 09:51 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - eaadams - 05-24-2012, 12:58 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 05-24-2012, 04:45 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CC Solutions - 05-27-2012, 09:54 PM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 06-15-2012, 11:02 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 07-15-2012, 06:15 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - eaadams - 07-18-2012, 11:09 AM
RE: Substrate Odor - CCR - 07-18-2012, 11:36 AM