What is vapor barrier under laminate flooring?

Answer Vapor barrier under flooring is a 20 lbs felt paper or red Rosin paper both types Can be naught at Lowe's or home depot

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Do you have to use a vapor barrier when installing laminate over concrete?

You should use a vapor barrier when installing laminate flooring, especially over concrete subfloors. Cure a new concrete floor at least 60 days, then install a 4-millimeter (or thicker) polyethyle... Read More »

Moisture Barrier & Laminate Flooring?

Laminate floors are not only attractive, they can fool guests into believing the floor under their feet is real hardwood. It would surprise them to discover that no solid wood is used in laminate f... Read More »

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 »