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Old 02-15-2012, 04:18 PM   #1
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Basement Carpeting Choice

We had some water damage to our basement floor, asbestos tile yippee. I would like to use carpet tiles over the asbestos and leave it alone. Iíve read that Olefin is a good choice because it doesnít absorb moisture as much as some other types. Can anyone recommend a good brand or if there is a better material out there? Also should we put down some sort of membrane or sealer on the floor before the carpet tile ? The basement has been waterproofed. It gets not necessarily damp down there in the spring but there will be increased moisture, we intend to have the dehumidifier running. Thanks!


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Old 02-15-2012, 04:58 PM   #2
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Those tiles will do no one any harm unless someone starts cutting them up.
Until you get that moisture under control I'd never suggest any form of carpet.


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