1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

March 5, 2008

:065 Slab Moisture

Filed under: :065 Slab Moisture — Tags: , , , , , , , , — John Banta @ 12:01 am

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credit: Taylor Tools

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1:5:10:065 Tip: Moisture from concrete slabs can be trapped by floor coverings and lead to mold growth. Most flooring manufacturers place limits on the amount of moisture a slab can release. The rainy season is a good time to have a concrete slab tested for excess moisture.

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Additional Information

Slab moisture testing is performed by using a “Calcium Chloride Dome Test”

Instructions can be found at: http://www.taylortools.com/tftmktp.html

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