Well... logic says, if water can migrate up, why can't a material with the right surface tension migrate down?
Concrete is porous not solid.. it expands and contracts with temperature changes. On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:35 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Seems like snake oil to me. I don't see stuff coming out of a garden > sprayer somehow migrating 6" into existing concrete. I also don't see it > being "like adding more cement to concrete". Big bold claims like that > usually make me question... > -Curt > From: Dan Penoff via Mercedes <email@example.com> > To: Mercedes Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Cc: Dan Penoff <d...@penoff.com> > Sent: Monday, August 17, 2015 3:17 PM > Subject: Re: [MBZ] OT: Concrete paint? > > We could have used that stuff in the basement of our home in Indiana. When > we did a radon test, it scored 9 PCI/L. > > 4 is considered the minimum threshold for remediation. > > Dan no longer glowing in the dark > > Sent from my iPad > > > > > On Aug 17, 2015, at 3:01 PM, Craig via Mercedes <email@example.com> > wrote: > > > > On Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:34:36 -0500 Randy Bennell via Mercedes > > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 <email@example.com> To: > >>> Mercedes Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > > > > _______________________________________ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ > > To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: > http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com > > _______________________________________ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com