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Laying battens onto concrete floor

Discussion in 'Building' started by emphasis303, 18 Jun 2013.

  1. emphasis303

    emphasis303

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    Hello everyone

    I have a newly laid concrete floor, 150mm hardcore, sand, dpm, 100mm insualation with a concrete slab. I want to batten out the slab with 2x2s then lay p5 chipboard over it ensuring I get a perfect level.

    Are there any issues in terms of ventilation preventing the timbers from rotting etc, or is this method ok?

    Should I allow a minimum amount of time before laying the battens to allow the moisture from the concrete to leave?

    Many thanks
     
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  3. pred

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    Can you not get a spread to give you a nice screed finish? Guaranteed not to rot.
     
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    The floor will breathe via the timber. There won't be any rot
     
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