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spamsuks

04:31PM | 11/18/02
Member Since: 11/17/02
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Bvflooring
I have a concrete slab throughout my home (built in 1984)and would like to replace my carpet with new wood flooring.

I want to know if I should use a sealer on the concrete first, and if so are there any products available that do not offgass chemicals into the air.

thanks,

Rich

Jay J

04:00PM | 11/20/02
Member Since: 10/26/00
782 lifetime posts
Hi spamsuks,

If you don't have a moisture problem now or a condensation problem now, I wouldn't seal it. Concrete likes to 'breath'. The BEST advice should come from the MFGR. of the flooring. If they say to do it, and you don't, then you VOID the Warranty. If you DO have a moisture problem, I'd consider a different type of flooring.

My best to ya and hope this helps

Jay J -Moderator

PS: God Bless America!

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