Subfloor on concrete

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Old 04-10-08, 12:37 PM
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Subfloor on concrete

I'm in the process of renovating my basement and we're nearing the flooring stage of our project. I was looking at some stuff called: "delta fl" and was wondering if it's worth while installing.

http://www.deltafl.com/

The basement (according to our contractor) was very well constructed and there is no sign of moisture or condensation seeping through; it's been in place for 15 years. We're thinking about installing either engineered hardwood or laminate. Will that delta fl stuff provide a good R value or should we save a bit of money and simply lay the flooring directly on the concrete?
 
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Old 04-10-08, 06:57 PM
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Hi and welcome to the forums.

You'll have to get a moisture test for the concrete, first. That will help you determine what is a suitable floor covering.

There will undoubtedly need to be some type of vapor barrier, whether it's the product you listed her, or some other type of barrier.

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