Can You Put A Vapor Barrier Over Concrete. Joined may 29, 2007 · 14 posts. Our moistureblock is a 6 mil polyethylene film vapor barrier that is used during the installation process with floating laminate, luxury vinyl planks and engineered wood floors.
However, if the surface will be sealed with an impermeable. Moisture enters concrete in a variety. It is made with unique material science to keep air and bulk water out while allowing moisture vapor inside walls to escape.
Discussion Starter · #1 · May 29, 2007.
Vapor barriers are used because while fresh concrete is poured wet, it’s not supposed to stay that way. It seems your products are used mostly between the ground and the concrete slab. How do you install a vapor barrier under a slab?
Think Of It Like A Large Wick In An Oil Lamp, Or A Semipermeable Cell Membrane That Allows The Transport Of Water.
It needs to dry and then stay dry to avoid flooring problems. Flooring laid over the pad can absorb the moisture and swell or rot, as can wall structures in contact with the floor. Q imported from our old site, face lift floors:
Concrete Is Very Porous To Water Vapor And Also Acts Like A Sponge Sucking Moisture From The Soil.
The floor is concrete slab on grade, and has had asbestos and then vinyl tiles applied to it in the past, and most recently had carpet over this. Any of our vapor barrier types of products can be used in this application over the concrete slab. Should you put plastic on basement walls?
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If you’ve ever had a problem with a basement floor (or any concrete floor), you know the kind of damage that too much moisture can cause. See also what flowers look like carnations? Joined may 29, 2007 · 14 posts.
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Can you put a vapor barrier over concrete wall? Moisture enters concrete in a variety. Exterior concrete slabs or those in unheated structures don’t require a vapor retarding barrier.