Questions: 1. Why was concrete applied over the bricks and not just the mortar? 2. Did you consider replacing the bricks? 3. When dry, d...
KingVolcanoMember since 03/03/05
Let me state that I have never used it, but I have clients that have. Here is the scoop. You can apply almost anything to a basement floor to st...
There is no one answer for your question. There are many factors that can contribute to moisture on your basement floor. Water table levels, draina...
This is the one. http://www.cosella-dorken.com/bvf/ca-en/products/floor/index.php
I know there are a few manufacturers of different types of these products. Here is the only one I can think of. http://www.cosella-dorken.co...
Scraping is the best way unless you can have it shot-blasted. Do not use chemicals, you will make a mess and using chemicals in a basement is ne...
There are a lot of factors that will decide your success over a period of time. Different ares of the USA have different considerations. I would qu...
I can't imagine you could paint over it with success. Clean and dry is always the best. No product out there will work without proper surface p...
Musty smell means you have mold issues. Mold will grown when moisture is present. Keeping your windows open will only let more moisture and more mo...
I have installed many units with success. However since you have a musty smell, you still need to address the mold issue. Venting won't kill it. ...
The smell is most likely MVOC. You need to address the moisture issue if there is one and kill the mold on the surfaces and the air. Any questi...
I'm not sure the two are related. From my experience, anythng related to the septic system would not smell musty.
You would be best to call your town's building department and a few plumbers with experience with basement toilets.
That is a wonderful idea. I think you could follow the premise used for water storage from wells. I would still use some type of filtration to stop...