Installing basement drain system and the contractor wants to install vents through the concrete floor at the wall Junction to drain moisture condensate from basement walls through the floor to the drain tiles . he claims this prevents mold from forming behind finished walls. Does this work or is it only a path for Radon and ground vapors into the basement?
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