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Tip #173. What are the most important factors in considering basement flooring choices?
Natural properties of basement living space varies greatly from the rest of the home. Water vapor penetration through the cement slab-on-grade flooring can damage materials that have little resistance to mold growth, warping, cupping, peeling, etcetera. Taking all possible preventive measures will assist with seepage concerns, but there is no guarantee regarding catastrophic flooding.