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Under no circumstances wooden columns should be placed on the ground. Connection between ground and column should be small metal element like this: It would be best if you could make small concrete foundation which would be connected with this metal element with some anchor bolts


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Concrete cannot be the top layer of any roof. Most likely you have just a concrete slab and not roof system (with layers of insulation).What you should do is to cover concrete with metal sheet for example. What is extremely important is that this metal sheet isn't horizontal; it must be under slope. Now if you want to get it done properly you should put some ...


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Just use the plain cement. Mix water and cement and it should be half solid


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Products like Dricore are designed for scenarios like this. Basically its a piece of plywood with a rubber base. The base has channels in it to allow small amounts of water to run under the floor. These work in scenarios where a bit of moisture is unavoidable. The downside is the cost and can run $2-5 per square foot, but an upside is extra insulation on ...


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A plastic or EDPM rubber sheet will work, if the flooring installers don't puncture it. That pretty well limits your flooring to a floating floor, but that's not a great impediment. Nothing painted on to the inside of a concrete structure will stay put if water is coming from the outside (more commonly seen as failed attempts at "waterproofing the inside ...



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