Today the Pole Barn Guru assists reader with wiring a winch, vapor barriers for a floor, and floor sealant.
DEAR POLE BARN GURU: Do you know how to wire ATV warn winch to make electric winch boxes? MAX in SPOKANE
DEAR MAX: Thanks to magical miracles of internet and Google here is where you can locate appropriate wiring diagrams: https://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=wiring+a+warn+winch+to+110+volts+diagram&fr=crmas&imgurl=https%3A%2F%2Ftops-stars.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F09%2Fwarn-winch-wiring-diagram-solenoid-how-to-wire-up-a-warn-m8000-regarding-warn-winch-controller-wiring-diagram.jpg#id=1&iurl=http%3A%2F%2Fcssmith.co%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2017%2F11%2Fwarn-winch-solenoid-diagram-starter-wiring-for-illustration-enjoyable.jpg&action=click
DEAR POLE BARN GURU: Should I put plastic down under the stone floor in a steel building? BOB in WYALUSING
DEAR BOB: It certainly could not hurt and might help to lower humidity within your building, as well as minimize or eliminate condensation challenges. Look for a 15 mil poly. Here is some more information on vapor barriers: https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/2017/11/vapor-barriers-slabs-grades/
DEAR POLE BARN GURU: I have a garage without moisture barrier beneath. Is it possible to seal this? Thanks for any info you might have. SAM in EUFAULA
DEAR SAM: Chances are good you can use a sealant upon your concrete floor to keep some or all ground moisture from migrating through.
Here is how to properly apply a sealant: https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/2019/02/how-to-properly-apply-post-frame-concrete-sealant/.
And information about one sealant in particular: https://www.hansenpolebuildings.com/2018/11/siloxa-tek-8505-concrete-sealant/.