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 <
mercedes@okiebenz.com> 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 <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
>  To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> 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 <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
>
> _______________________________________
> 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

Reply via email to