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Moisture Barrier

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013:

Every Floor needs a Moisture Barrier! Moisture is a major problem in New Zealand homes! Excess moisture causes so much damage to building materials, floor coverings, furniture and our health.  It’s not just “leaky buildings”, and not just older homes in the hills that have a problem with moisture. First we need to understand construction. Many floors do not have a basic moisture barrier layer of polythene underneath the concrete floor, commonly referred to as a “DPC” (damp proof coarse), and if they do it may not have been joined correctly (just overlapped) or it may have been damaged during […] Read More →

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