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Concrete Floors And Moisture

Unwanted moisture in concrete floors causes millions of dollars in damage to buildings annually in the United States. Problems from excessive moisture include deterioration and debonding of floor coverings, trip-and-fall hazards, microbial growth leading to reduced indoor air quality, staining and deterioration of building finishes. Understanding moisture in concrete leads to design of floors and flooring systems that provide excellent service for many years. This book discusses sources of moisture, drying of concrete, methods of measuring moisture, construction practices, specifications, and responsibilities for successful floor projects

Paperback: 156 pages

Publisher: Portland Cement Assn; 2 edition (January 2008)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0893122653

ISBN-13: 978-0893122652

Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #1,465,025 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #154 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Materials & Material Science > Concrete #213 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Home Improvement & Design > How-to & Home Improvements > Masonry #4306 in Books > Engineering & Transportation > Engineering > Construction

This is the industry standard for info on concrete floors slabs and flooring moisture.Any rep for any manufacturer of anything concrete floor or flooring should have a copy to talk intelligently on the subject.

Was not the latest edition as advertised.

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