Need a basement vapor barrier help!?

Answer First, you _CANNOT_ make a cellar (100% below grade makes it a cellar, not a basement) into a safely habitable space without some means of proper positive ventilation. Are there actual operating wi... Read More »

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Should I Use a Vapor Barrier on My Basement Walls?

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Should a Vapor Barrier Be Installed on Basement Walls?

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If a house has plastic vapor barrier on the inside walls and a foil barrier on the exterior of the house should you remove the existing old outer foil when residing?

Answer Unless your home is heated by electric baseboard you may take it down if you wish. However the foil has reflective heat values, which means it reflects out the heat from the sun in the summe... Read More »

What do you use a vapor barrier for?

A vapor barrier is a plastic or foil sheet placed between insulation inside a wall and the wall itself to prevent moisture, mold, rotting and mildew from getting into walls, floors and ceilings.App... Read More »