Sealing Field Stones ???

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Old 01-29-08, 10:18 AM
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Sealing Field Stones ???

I have a three season porch with knotty pine walls and ceiling about 20 yrs old. The floor is flat field stones. The problem is that I get mildew/mold on the knotty pine (especially the ceiling) which I was told is due to moisture coming up through the field stones. Putting in a moisture barrier is not an option. Is there a way to seal the field stones to stop or at least reduce the moisture coming through the field stones? Any products anyone could recommend that might help in this situation?
 
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Old 01-29-08, 10:40 AM
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Sealers are vapor emmissive so they won't solve your problem. Run a dehumidifier in the room to fix that. I'd also check drip edges, your roofing and flashing for any possible leaks
 
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