Existing basement slab vapor barrier questions
I’m buying a house with an existing basement slab. It’s mostly in good shape with a few rough patches. I have no idea how old it is, or whether it was installed with a good vapor barrier. I’ve got two questions:
What’s the best test for a homeowner to see if the slab has a good vapor barrier?
Is there a durable, low height, and preferably inexpensive way to add a vapor barrier to the slab top? I’m not looking to finish the basement. I just want to reduce the moisture. I do want something that’s will robustly handle the current roughness of the slab and any future concrete cracking.
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