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  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 02-06-2014 at 09:41 PM
    Follow up:We were able to get this stuff off, but it took some doing. Scraping turned out to be
    really slow and ineffective. We ended up pressure washing it first (which was still painfully
    slow, the ...

  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 01-07-2014 at 11:12 PM
    Thanks everyone.I am working with a new contractor to figure out how to get this stuff off.
    Maybe scraping + pressure washing will be enough, rather than sand blasting. I am guessing at
    the thickness,...

  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 01-06-2014 at 08:14 PM
    The manufacturer recommended removing it because it will not cure properly inside. He said it
    could out gas for years because it doesnt have the heat of the sun to cure it.He said it could
    be removed ...

  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 01-05-2014 at 10:57 PM
    Thanks Neal, I have contacted them and will see what I can find out.Have you ever heard of this
    type of material being used in this way before?

  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 01-05-2014 at 10:09 PM
    Thanks Gary,That's what I was afraid of... unfortunately I am firing the contractor for shoddy
    work and not keeping schedule... so I am not sure if I can get him to show up and remove it..Is
    there any...

  • Posted in thread: Contractor used roof asphalt in my garage conversion on 01-05-2014 at 09:31 PM
    I am converting a garage into a living space, and my contractor put a layer of roofing
    asphalt/cement as a vapor barrier on the entire floor and foundation wall. The garage is at
    grade level. It did n...

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