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Avoiding Flooring Failures: 10 Things You Need to Know

From D+D, January 2014

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by Emily R. Hopps, P.E., and Peter E. Nelson, P.E., Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc.

Plan ahead for an on-budget, on-schedule success....
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Tagged categories: ASTM; Concrete coatings and treatments; Concrete defects; Concrete resurfacing systems; Concrete slab waterproofing; Concrete Surfacing; Floor coatings; Floors; How to; Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Comment from Mark Kluczynski, (4/9/2014, 9:27 AM)

You mention that two-component resin-based moisture-mitigation coatings have proven to be most effective and reliable, yet they are typically more expensive and time-consuming to install than other mitigation systems, such as penetrating surface treatments, sheet membranes or integral concrete admixtures. What are the advantages/disadvantages of always using a vapor reduction admixture like "Barrier One"?

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