In a marketplace where fast-track construction is the norm, moisture mitigation has become a vital part of the contractor’s arsenal. Not only do moisture mitigation systems offer peace of mind, they are also usually part of a system of products that can lead to some type of extended warranty from the manufacturer. We speak with contractors across America to find out their take on moisture mitigation, when it’s needed and how to sell it.
Justin Kilmer, project coordinator for Springfield, Mo.-based Zickel Flooring, said he is convinced fast-track construction is the number-one reason moisture issues are so prevalent right now. “Nobody wants to give the concrete the time to fully cure like it’s supposed to.”