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02-27-2014, 03:02 PM #8
Ernesto Concrete Moisture Expert *****
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(02-26-2014, 04:37 PM)CC Solutions Wrote:  No moisture limit but a pH limit? Tongue
Adding a second layer of flooring or a flooring with a very low permeability will often cause a build up of moisture and a corresponding increase in alkalinity at the adhesive bond horizon.

I've seen this happen all too often. Realistically we need to be concerned with the moisture in a slab first and foremost, because with low moisture, pH and/or alkalinity is not going to be an issue.


Nice tips. Didn't get the job because either I was to expensive and the moisture testing cost. It was night work so I add more to the labor. I hate night work.
I sent them links to the armstrong site, but I guess they take the lowest bidder, not the smartest most educated bidder.

There is in fact a moisture limit JD, and I have seen this happen all over town in grocery stores and such.

Oh well, on to the next one.

Thanks all.

Stephen Perrera dba
Top Floor Installation Co.

Messages In This Thread
VCT Over CutBack - Ernesto - 02-04-2014, 10:27 AM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - eaadams - 02-19-2014, 10:37 AM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - CC Solutions - 02-25-2014, 06:04 PM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - eaadams - 02-25-2014, 10:50 PM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - hausenheimer - 02-26-2014, 06:58 AM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - M.K.Pecou - 02-26-2014, 07:30 AM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - CC Solutions - 02-26-2014, 04:37 PM
RE: VCT Over CutBack - Ernesto - 02-27-2014, 03:02 PM

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