Expert Answers in Vapor Barrier
What should we do if there is evidence that there is high Moisture coming up our Concrete Slabs?
ANSWER - Carpet might be allowing the moisture to evaporate through it, but as dirty as carpets get you could develop some microbial growth in the carpet. Adding more carpet doesn't solve or prevent problems.…Read More
What kind of Water Resistant Barrier or Vapor Barrier should be used For Exterior Tile Veneer Installations?
ANSWER - W244E can be a ceramic or glass tile or a stone application for an exterior framed wall with cement backer board over it. If it is a cementitious backer board then they would put…Read More
What is the Acceptable Moisture Content in a Concrete Slab for a Tile Installation?
Answer - The ASTM F1869 Calcium Chloride membrane was the dominate test for years and depending on the tile installation manufacturer they would request a value of anywhere from 3% to 12% per 1,000 sf…Read More
Why does my ceramic tile floor feel tacky when it gets cold?
ANSWER - When the interior atmosphere is humid and warm, and the outdoor temperature is very cold, then the tile surface is relatively cold, and in effect it becomes the warm side of a vapor…Read More