Mar 22, 2011 . Most homes in the South are built on a concrete slab as basements are not an option in high water-table areas. Several materials . Concrete flooring in garages, patios and even balconies require specific flooring that will adhere to the concrete and be sustainable in damp or wet conditions. You have many..
Moisture-related damage to flooring materials is, of course, possible, but the real risk to a successful floor lies between the concrete slab and the flooring itself. . If the adhesive being used to install the flooring does not have the correct moisture tolerance for the concrete subfloor, the entire installation can be at risk. Floating..
Jun 7, 2012 . There are a few different options when it comes to floor paint at Sherwin-Williams. They have a line called H&C that is made specifically for concrete. The concrete will basically absorb the paint . You can have it tinted to a variety of colors. 034. There is also Sherwin-Williams Porch and Floor Enamel that like..
Sep 21, 2013 . We are replacing the carpeting on most of the main level. We have tile in the bathroom, kitchen and raised foyer and will keep the carpet in a bedroom. We have 1 60lb dog and 1 20lb dog, children are grown and are thinking of moving in the next 5 years. Would you install engineered hardwood or l..
Aug 29, 2014 . Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRf425t9gYA This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to resurface an uneven concrete slab. (See be..
While the history of decorative overlay or "concrete floor covering" industry is relatively short, less than 20 years, these materials were all developed from the concrete underlayment industry, which has been around for 50 + years. About 20 years ago, polymer technology had developed to a point where cement-based..
DRIcore Subfloor Panel . Installation Options. Accessories (12). YOUR CURRENT PRODUCT. DRIcore 7/8 in. x 2 ft. x 2 ft. DRIcore. (109). In Store Only. $3.61 /each. 2 in. x 4 in. x 96 in. Premium . The air gap encourages constant air flow and evaporation of surface moisture emitted from your basement concrete floor
Basically has to be done the same way as for a gymnasium shower floor or pool deck to work right. For a damp slab, assuming it NEVER actually gets wet either from high water table under it in wet season, or from surface flooding from foundation leakage, then you have several options: 1) As Ben says,..
Wood panels, such as plywood or oriented strand board, are common subfloor choices. However, because wood is a naturally porous substance that will absorb moisture, when used as a basement subfloor, these materials are often installed on mini-joists known as "sleepers," which allow it to sit above a concrete pad