Posts Tagged ‘Moisture mitigation’

“Reducing the Moisture Content in Poured Concrete Slabs”

“…As environmental and workplace-safety regulations have limited the use of solvents in recent years, adhesives manufacturers have introduced water-based formulas with greatly reduced VOC emissions. For all their upsides, these adhesive formulas are less tolerant of moisture, making excessive moisture in concrete slabs a significant concern with certain types of flooring. When testing reveals that…

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“ Decorative Concrete and Toppings: Proper Prep and Installation”

Decorative Concrete Slabs require a more detailed surface preparation.  “Coatings for Industry. Kevin Klotz, president, said his company offers decorative floor coatings including flake, quartz and clear sealers for stains and dyes. “Our recommended preparation procedure for a pre-existing slab would be to clean and degrease the slab through use of detergents, pressure washing and…

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High Concrete Moisture Solutions

When a concrete moisture solution arises on a project Dependable has a solution. Dependable’s line of moisture mitigation products can go up to 100% relative humidity (RH). Our Cutdown II is a great alternative for projects below 90% RH. Not sure which one better fits your project? Take a look at our brochure. It breaks…

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“Choosing and Using The Proper Underlayments and Membranes”

“Underlayments and membranes encompass a broad range of categories, from self-levelers, moisture mitigation products, patches/fillers and crack isolation, to systems that deaden sound or often extra cushioning underfoot. Whether available in bags, rolls or buckets, these products are all designed to keep the installation as stable and trouble-free as possible. We asked several leading manufacturers…

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“What to Do With a Wet Concrete Slab”

“The construction industry has long been judged on its quality of work and ability to complete projects on schedule. One challenge often faced: a concrete slab with elevated moisture levels. The long time it takes for concrete slabs to dry can create delays, and of the various building materials, concrete can be one of the most…

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“Resilient Flooring Adhesives: Working with the Right Product”

“With the popularity of LVT still high, resilient flooring shows no signs of slowing down. More customers looking to have resilient installed in both residential and commercial settings have brought new advances to the segment as manufacturers look to create products for every type of resilient floor, and for every type of setting. Question is,…

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CUTDOWN II-Valued Performance

Cutdown II – Valued Performance With a family of problem solving products, CUTDOWN II may be the most impressive. DEPENDABLE offers a wide variety of products to solve substrate problems, but for the overall value, CUTDOWN II provides an especially economical and often “low prep” barrier for moisture, moderate alkalinity (11 pH), OR adhesive residue…

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