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mgoblue24 01-24-2010 11:20 AM

foundation wall sealant
 
I am in the beginning phase of finishing my basement, and I plan on using the kilz sealant on my foundation prior to starting. My question comes that I have a radon system and per code I need to use a polyurethane caulk between my foundation wall and slab. Should I caulk before I use the kilz or should I seal the wall and then caulk?

Wuzzat? 01-24-2010 01:42 PM

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Originally Posted by mgoblue24 (Post 39465)
Should I caulk before I use the kilz or should I seal the wall and then caulk?

Does Kilz stick to your selected [paintable] cured caulk, or vice versa?

SJNServices 01-24-2010 01:59 PM

I would lean toward Kilz then caulk. just my two cents.

itsreallyconc 01-25-2010 04:48 AM

not so fast, grasshopper :) 1st, do a 24hr moisture test on your walls & floor,,, then post back the results,,, kilz type pproducts 1st then sealant IF moisture tests ' GO ' !

Wuzzat? 01-26-2010 04:22 PM

Here's one type of moisture test
Common Questions Asked About Floor Slab Testing

mgoblue24 01-29-2010 01:25 PM

did the moisture test and was dry as a bone, no moisture. Should I still use kilz?

itsreallyconc 01-30-2010 01:43 AM

its cheap & there's no better time than now to use it - w/my knowledge & experience, i would if it were OUR home,,, 2nd step, caulk - that should answer this thread :welcome: :beer: nice job !

subzero 02-04-2010 12:20 AM

Does Kilz stick to your selected [paintable] cured caulk?

itsreallyconc 03-06-2010 04:41 AM

apply kilz 1st THEN caulk system ! scheesch ! ! !


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