Articles

These articles are informative pieces dedicated to the many causes and problems of moisture and water penetration into buildings.

How to Seal a Concrete Basement Floor

June 8, 2010

The floors in a basement are made of concrete. Of course, water and water vapor can get into a basement through the floor and cause mold, mildew and a musty odor to develop. Also, a wet or damp floor will cause any paint to blister and peal. Any carpeting placed on the floor will collect moisture and be damaged. A concrete basement floor can be sealed against water, water vapor and gas transmission. Sodium Silicate Vapor Imperme… read more »