Thanks !   The radon seal material is what I have been looking for to use
on my new shop floor.

I'll be giving them a call..

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Craig via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
wrote:

> On Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:34:36 -0500 Randy Bennell via Mercedes
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>
> > These work well in basements. http://www.dricore.com/en/index.aspx
> > Would likely work well in the shed too.
>
> Also try,
>
> http://www.radonseal.com/radonseal-mitigation.htm
>
>     RadonSeal® has been the leading concrete sealer for commercial and
>     residential projects since late 1990's. It is a reactive internal
>     sealer for poured concrete, concrete blocks, mortar, and other
>     cementitious materials.
>
>     RadonSeal penetrates deep into concrete (up to 6" depending on
>     porosity), reacts, expands inside the pores, and cures as a silicate
>     mineral. Once cured, it will seal your concrete permanently against
>     water seepage, efflorescence, water vapor, and even radon gas.
>
>     Unlike common sealers (coatings) and waterproofing paints sold in big
>     box stores, RadonSeal will never peel or wear away. It cannot be
>     pushed out from the pores regardless of hydrostatic pressure! The
>     internal seal becomes integral to the concrete itself – there is never
>     a need to re-apply the sealer again! RadonSeal will make your concrete
>     denser and stronger - it is like injecting more cement into the
>     concrete.
>
>
> Craig
>
>
> > RB
> >
> > On 17/08/2015 10:03 AM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote:
> > > IIRC you didn't put a vapor barrier under the concrete so the advice
> > > we as a group gave you last year was a pretty resounding neither.
> > > Your problem is that moisture WILL creep up through the concrete. If
> > > you paint it the paint will fail rapidly, just the like the paint in
> > > my basement does and for the same reasons. If you put carpet it'll
> > > probably mold like Grant suggests.Probably the best option to my mind
> > > is to cover the floor with plastic and deck it with plywood. The
> > > moisture will migrate along the plastic and out the edges... -Curt
> > > From: Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com> To:
> > > Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com> Cc: Andrew
> > > Strasfogel <astrasfo...@gmail.com> Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015
> > > 10:56 AM Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? Hardy har har.  So
> > > should I paint the floor OR cover it with I/O carpet?
> > >
> > > On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 11:21 PM, G Mann via Mercedes
> > > <mercedes@okiebenz.com
> > >> wrote:
> > >> Yes, it would disrupt the ecological cycle of mold growth in the
> > >> carpet to close off it's water supply by sealing the concrete.
> > >>
> > >> Pretty sure that's how it happens in the humid NorthEast... ;))
> > >>
> > >> 118°F here today.. moisture is not a problem..
> > >>
> > >> On Sun, Aug 16, 2015 at 8:14 PM, WILTON via Mercedes <
> > >> mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> But, if any moisture comes up through it, ya want it to escape and
> > >>> evaporate immediately, instead of accumulating under impervious
> > >>> paint. Isn't that the reason he decided to use indoor/outdoor
> > >>> carpet?
> > >>>
> > >>> Wilton
> > >>>
> > >>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Dimitri via Mercedes" <
> > >>> mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> > >>> To: "Mercedes Discussion List" <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> > >>> Cc: "Dimitri" <dsereta...@yahoo.com>
> > >>> Sent: Sunday, August 16, 2015 10:53 PM
> > >>> Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint?
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> You can seal it if you like.
> > >>>> Sent from my iPhone
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Aug 16, 2015, at 10:47 PM, Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes <
> > >>>>> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> I had a slab poured a year ago before erecting a shed.  Do I need
> > >>>>> to paint
> > >>>>> the concrete floor now?  Is this advisable if I'm getting an
> > >>>>> indoor/outdoor
> > >>>>> carpet?
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