Sealing basement concrete

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Posted by: from Orleans
4/6/2020 at 3:11:41 PM

What is a good sealer for a concrete basement floor 4 years old? I'm putting down barricade subfloor above it with laminate flooring

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Date/Time4/6/2020 at 4:20:35 PM

If your are installing a dri cor type product I would not seal the floor. Concrete should breathe.

Good luck

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Date/Time4/6/2020 at 7:42:34 PM

Johns answer was correct.

Let the floor breath under the dricor.

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Dave from 360renos in Ottawa
Date/Time4/7/2020 at 6:14:49 AM

Morning Willis,

No need to seal a concrete floor whether Dri-Core or any other flooring underlayment.

Save your money and simply install the panels as per the manufacturer's instructions



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Date/Time4/12/2020 at 3:44:18 PM

Hi there, I don't recommend putting a sealer down on the concrete especially if you're covering it with a lament floor as there's already a membrane/plastic with the flooring. If you put a sealer on top of a concrete floor you'll end up trapping in the moisture and not allowing it to breath.

Hope this helps.



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