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Blog entry by Becky posted 09-22-2014 05:09 PM 40663 reads 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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so I’ve managed to complete all of the painting in this room. The old light fixture has been removed, and is waiting on the new one to go up and in. I bought a moisture meter the other day to give myself some peace of mind before installing the laminate flooring over it….turns out I may have opened a can of worms.

I got readings anywhere from an acceptible 2% all the way up to 15% all on the surface or in divots I haven’t filled in. I believe I will still drill some small holes in at least two spots for the prongs to get deeper than the surface and see what that brings back. In the almost nine years we’ve lived in this house, we haven’t had a moisture issue ou in that room but I wouldn’t want to install new flooring and then have an issue.

The only other thing that needs done before floor installation is to see if I’m 3/16 or more out of level. With it sloping away from the middle of the room, I’m doubtful I’ll stay at 3/16 or less…I’m just not that lucky. Then to figure out how to fix it so I can move forward!

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posted 09-23-2014 11:13 AM

Cement or concrete is actually very porous.

A few things that you my want to look for -
Does your water line into the house go under that room?
Does water collect against the house after a rain?
How old is the slab?

These are the most common sources of moisture through a cement slab.

Water leak
Water seeping through the foundation from pooling
No vapor barrier under the slab – older places may not have a vapor barrier.

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