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Is it Ok to seal a concrete floor with Kilz and then install carpet over it.

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 22, 2015 01:06 AM
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We just bought a house and the family room carpet had pet urine on it so we ripped it out. We are wondering if we should seal the concrete floor with Kilz to make sure all the odor is removed before we put carpet over it. Or will sealing it make the carpet retain moisture and possible mold underneath?




 

 

We just bought a house and the family room carpet had pet urine on it so we ripped it out. We are wondering if we should seal the concrete floor with Kilz to make sure all the odor is removed before we put carpet over it. Or will sealing it make the carpet retain moisture and possible mold underneath?

Lets start with the question regarding moisture first. Since you are a slab on grade construction, per code there should be a vapor/moisture barrier installed between grade and bottom of...


 

 

 
 
 

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