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Convict3 08-28-2012 07:14 PM

Will my sealed garage floor sweat?
Im workingon the plans for a garage remodel. im planning to remove the doors and seal them up. Then install hvac,sprayfoam, electric tankless water heater, and sheetrock. Will the bare concrete slab floor sweat.

cleveman 08-28-2012 10:00 PM


If you are running your a/c it won't matter and you won't even see it, right?

This spring, slabs were sweating like crazy as we went from cold temps to hot temps overnight.

Putting a lot of rock under it will help, as will a vapor barrier and/or insulation.

Keeping the doors closed will do the most good, as this will allow the building to heat up slowly.

It's just difficult to run a lot a of warm, wet air over an ice-cold surface and not expect it to pull the water out of the air.

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