Log in or register to create Field Kits and Sales Worksheets. Why register?

Image Gallery

A damp crawlspace
Comprehensive water management features include a capillary break (≥ 6-mil polyethylene sheeting) at all crawlspace floors
Concrete slab over polyethylene sheeting as capillary break
Foil-faced rigid foam and spray foam can be used to insulate a basement on the interior; use good moisture management techniques to keep the basement dry
Lapped and taped polyethylene sheeting
Moisture problems must be dealt with before sealing and insulating a crawlspace
Right – Polyethylene sheeting vapor barrier is installed and sealed to the crawlspace walls with mastic
Taping polyethylene sheeting at interior pier footings
There is 6 mil. polyethylene sheeting installed and sealed in the crawlspace
There is no polyethylene sheeting installed in the crawlspace
There is no polyethylene sheeting installed in the crawlspace
Wrong – No polyethylene sheeting vapor barrier is installed on the crawlspace floor
Wrong – The polyethylene sheeting vapor barrier is not attached to the piers with mechanical fasteners