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Re: GBlist: Carpet glue
In response to the edited section below, tile is far better from an
indoor air quality, durability and maintainence point of view. Also mortar
set & grout are far better than chemical adhesives. In addition area rugs of
wool or cotton could be used in certain floor areas (+ wall areas) to
At an Indoor Environment Conference yesterday I and the other speakers all
avoided new or removed old carpets. Not one was installing carpets into
residential or school applications.
If the club owns the premises, and the owner has some foresight and
wants to have a good return on investment for his renovations, they may
want to add a Heat Recovery Ventilator to exhaust fumes while preheating
cold outside replacement air.
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On Fri, 3 Oct 1997 LREBBECK@acd.mhc.ab.ca wrote:
>This is a commercial venture, so durability is a concern.
Does tile tend to be a chemically friendlyier way to go? The plus
> side of this is that the room is ventilated for a commercial/smoking area, so
> should be pretty good.
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