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bobpena 10-23-2006 04:19 PM

Concrete dust in Basement
I have a considerable amount of concrete dust in my basement. I would like to finish the floor with Vinyl tile. Does anyone know if I need to seal the floor prior to laying the tile. Or will the tile adhesive act as a sealer as well?

TOMatLEVETEC 11-07-2006 12:13 PM

You will need to get up that dust before laying any sealer on it first. Use a shop vac if you have to. Wear a mask.

bobpena 11-20-2006 02:08 PM

After I clean the floor can I used the tile adhesive as a sealer? Or do I have to seal the concrete and then use tile adhesive. I was trying to eliminate a step. Thanks in advance for your help.

Bud Cline 11-20-2006 02:20 PM

What is the moisture content of the concrete floor?:)

Say What!!!:boat:

bobpena 11-26-2006 12:43 PM

The concrete floor is very dry.

Bud Cline 11-26-2006 01:34 PM

Go for it. No sealer required.:thumbsup:

bobpena 11-27-2006 04:15 PM

Thanks. Now i no longer have a reason to procrastinate. :laughing:

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