Cold room finishing...

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Old 07-12-08, 09:14 AM
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Question Cold room finishing...

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I have a cold room under the rear porch, 4 walls ceiling and floor in cement.
It was insulated with styrofaom and covered with plywood, this was all roten and full of mold.

I stripped all the walls, floor and ceiling, cleaned and desinfected it.

I have 2 4 in. vent, I will duck it so one goes close to the floor for a beter ventilation (recommended by a specialist...)

My question
Can I paint the inside ciment walls ans floor?

Do I need to completely close the vents during summer or winter.

I live in Onrtario East

Thanks.
 
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Old 07-12-08, 01:47 PM
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You can paint it with drylock or somethingh similar if you think it might help with the dampness.
 
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Old 07-12-08, 01:52 PM
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What are your intentions for the room? Cold storage, root cellar, etc? There may be other options, but the Drylock or Damtite are good interior moisture inhibitors.
 
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