31 Oct '13, 11pm

Dry unfinished basement sub flooring : What is best method to avoid moisture problems? #green

Putting in a workout room. Floor is currently poured concrete and level. What is the best way to mitigate possible moisture issues in the future? Some say 6mm plastic sheeting then underpayment then the click floating floor. To me this sounds like moisture will be trapped under the plastic and against the concrete into perpetuity. DriCORE has plywood on top of 1/4" waffled plastic problem w this is the plywood is susceptible to mold and rot. What is the best approach. Want to use engineered hardwood or bamboo.

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