How to Tell if Moisture is Damaging Your Floor

Moisture issues are often the cause of the concrete damage we see when evaluating and providing estimates for our clients. Without a proper concrete moisture barrier, concrete slabs can develop expensive problems. A moisture problem in your flooring will spell disaster if not addressed properly and swiftly.

 

The commercial flooring professionals at Res-Stone, a division of Kaloutas Painting, are skilled at moisture mitigation as well as repairing and removing damaged concrete across the Eastern Seabord. Read on to learn more about what to look for when evaluating your floors for moisture damage.

 

Signs You Have a Moisture Vapor Problem

Concrete doesn’t talk, but the surface of your concrete floors can tell you a lot about what is going on beneath the surface. Water is a critical part of pouring concrete, but if the slab has high moisture vapor and your floors are sealed, that moisture has to go somewhere. As it tries to escape through the surface, it can cause obvious damage to your coatings and delamination of your tiles.

 

Some of the signs of moisture issues include bubbling, cracking, loose tiles, discoloration and an oily brown liquid. The sooner you address these issues, the easier it will be to regulate the vapor in your concrete and preserve and protect your floors with a concrete moisture barrier.

 

Learn More About Concrete Repair and Moisture Barriers

Dive Deeper into Moisture Mitigation

Balancing moisture levels in your concrete slab and floors is a science we excel at. Click the link to learn more about the top of the line moisture mitigation products we can install in your facility.

 

Consider Concrete Polishing

For a sealant-free finish, check out polished concrete. Polished concrete is a beautiful, low maintenance, and lasting finish that holds up well to daily wear and tear – click the link to find out more.

 

Commercial Painting and Concrete Repair in Andover, MA

Follow us along to a Massachusetts job site and learn more about concrete repair by taking a look at how our team addressed issues in this office space renovation. Our team addressed moisture damage with expert concrete repair techniques and finished off with an acrylic primer.

 

Let’s Talk About Your New England Concrete Floors

If you suspect moisture damage or have questions about your concrete flooring, give us a call at 978-532-1414. Our specialists would be happy to field your concerns and questions during business hours Monday–Friday. If you come up with questions after hours, click here to drop us a note online.

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