American Society of Concrete Contractors

Sept. 28, 2010

The American Society of Concrete Contractors (ASCC) has released its Guide for Concrete Slabs that Receive Moisture-Sensitive Flooring Materials, published by the American Concrete Institute. The 42-page guide offers advice to the design and construction team to help avoid costly problems related to construction delays or flooring failures due to moisture in the concrete. The book covers concrete moisture basics and testing, PH testing, floor covering manufacturers' recommendations, drying of concrete, vapor retarders/barriers, floor covering materials, design and construction recommendations, and references. For more information, visit the website at or call (866) 788-2722. The ASCC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the capabilities of those who build with concrete and to providing them a unified voice in the construction industry.