Thread: Testing slabs
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Unread 03-23-2016, 04:10 PM   #18
Autoplay
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Will be 30 years in May,being in this business.....and not once have I done a moisture test on a slab,let alone asked to do so.

Years ago in CA,on commercial jobs,occasionally the job would spec a bond test.....which involved cleaning the substrate/concrete,bonding tile with product to be used etc,and then leaving it untouched etc for thirty days.

Then a company would come in,and see what the shear strength was etc.

Feel for ya Chad,and IMO,someone putting you under the bus. Only peeps I've seen do moisture tests,is wood/vinyl peeps,as they use glues and materials,that are moisture sensitive.
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