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Eliminates Dampness, Mold, and Mildew
To Solve Mould and Mildew Problems, you need to Eliminate
the Damp, Cool Areas, thus Eliminating the Breeding Ground
for Mould from the Start.
LEGALETT does this by Providing Heat within the Slab and
by Providing a Capillary Break between the Slab and the Ground.
The LEGALETT design eliminates the physical conditions necessary
for the occurrence of dampness and the growth of mould and
mildew in the foundation.
Dampness and mould problems can also arise in a foundation
with floor heating if the foundation is constructed incorrectly
with poor insulation. This can be the case when the supplier
of the floor heating system does not take responsibility for
the design of the entire foundation, including structural
loads, insulation and heat distribution. LEGALETT TAKES RESPONSIBILITY
FOR DESIGN / PLANNING, MATERIAL DELIVERY AND ON-SITE FOLLOW-UP.
To solve mould and mildew problems, you need to eliminate
the damp, cool areas, and thus eliminate the breeding ground
for mould from the start. LEGALETT does this by providing
its low-level heating of the foundation AND the floor.
Heating the foundation and floor does two things to combat
mould and mildew problems. The heating eliminates the coolness,
and also drives away the moisture (since moisture moves away
from heat), eliminating the dampness. Thus you have a warm
and dry foundation, which is mould and mildew free.
The thickness of the insulation under the slab provides a
capillary break against moisture migrating upwards from the
soil in the summer months, when the ground may be warmer than
the slab. Without this insulation, the slab might become moist
and damp during the summer. With a heated slab, the use of
a plastic vapor/air barrier is counterproductive, since the
warm slab needs to be able to breathe and expel moisture to
avoid moisture problems.
LEGALETT Eliminates Mould and Mildew from the Start,
It is not Simply a Treatment!