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My $.02 ...

Posted by Jay J on January 5th, 1999 04:19 PM
In reply to Vapor Barrier - Always necessary? by Ira on January 5th, 1999 02:47 PM [Go to top of thread]


In my humble opinion, yes. Even if your foundation was at grade level. It's still possible for moisture to rise up through the foundation. The way I look at it ... I vapor-barrier any part of the house that's in contact with the 'earth'. You can't go wrong.

Be sure that the bottom plate is a treated wood and not standard grade. Again, because of possible moisture considerations.

Jay J

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