January 2018 Rapid RH Newsletter – Oh No! Too Much Moisture
How and When to Use a Vapor Retarder (ACI 302.1)
How do you know when a vapor retarder is needed? And if it’s needed, where do you place it? Watch as Jason Spangler walks you through the American Concrete Institute (ACI 302.1) guidelines for determining how and when to use vapor retarders with a concrete floor slab.
Concrete Vapor Barriers: Understanding Concrete Moisture Problems
What do you do when the ground itself becomes a source of excess moisture in the concrete slab? Often, your best bet is to address this problem before the concrete slab is even poured. Discover why vapor barriers can be an excellent way of dealing with sub-slab moisture. READ MORE
The Cost vs. Risk of a Concrete Slab Vapor Barrier / Vapor Retarder
When it comes to vapor retarders and barriers, you have plenty of options. But how do you weight the initial costs versus long-term risks? What is the difference between a barrier and a retarder? What is a perm? Get the lowdown on these important questions so you can make the right choices. READ MORE