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February 23 - February 27, 2015

What is an acceptable level of moisture in concrete walls before painting with an acrylic system, and how should the moisture level be measured?

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From Jeff Donius of Premier Veneers on March 5, 2015:
I have success with clear coatings over concrete f more

From Rodney White of Independent Consultant on March 4, 2015:
The best source to determine the level of moisture more

From john schultz of o-gee paint co on March 3, 2015:
I would not recommend painting a surface that meas more

From William Slama of International Paint/Ceilcote Products on March 2, 2015:
We require passing the plastic sheet test (ASTM D4 more

From Warren Brand of Chicago Corrosion Group on February 27, 2015:
Ok. This has been hanging out here for several da more

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