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What is a pet proof, safe and durable wood floor sealer?

...sealer and the easiest to maintain when damaged by pets and tiny muddy feet would be a natural wood oil finish, you can read more here – Natural Food Safe Woo...

Posted by Gail Hagopian Oct. 13, 2020, 11:53 a.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

What is the best way to finish a concrete floor?

I contacted several concrete polishers and they each told me something different. Some say use epoxy, some say don’t, I've even had some people suggest wax or ...

Posted by Steven P. Aug. 17, 2017, 3:04 p.m. Flooring and stairs 1 Responses

Is sealing basement concrete floor against radon a good idea?

...sealer of some kind. Just wondering if sealing my floor is worth it and what the general thoughts are regarding sealing bare concrete? It is always wise to ch...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Sept. 18, 2020, 3:11 a.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses

What is the best way to finish a basement with exposed pink fiberglass insulation?

...sealer that failed and needs remediation. The paint residue is dust in places and still intact in others. I would very much welcome your advice.

Posted by Claudia Fieo Oct. 6, 2020, 10:48 a.m. Basements improvements 0 Responses

How do you best use polyiso insulation in a basement?

...sealer and painted with vapor barrier paint. What problems do you see with this detail? Thank you Polyiso rigid board insulation is a great product, but it do...

Posted by Iain Matheson Jan. 24, 2020, 7:45 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?

...sealer used for radon mitigation. Does any one have experience with these issues, or guidence? Thanks. First question, where are you located? See here to find...

Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020, 2:20 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Alternativ for Garage Epoxy - Considering both look & economically?

...sealer that is non-toxic and durable would be silicate densifier sealers, see more here – How to seal and polish concrete floors with non toxic silicate densi...

Posted by Kamatchi Kavi Feb. 21, 2021, 7:58 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 4 Responses

Is there anything I can do about a vapor barrier on the wrong side of a basement wall?

...sealer? I feel like half the people online do that and half don't. Also at the top of the poured concrete there is vapor barrier hanging over roughly 10", and...

Posted by Iain B Feb. 8, 2021, 2:21 p.m. Basements improvements 7 Responses