Over 17 million Americans live in mobile homes — properties that require the same level of protection from moisture, pests, and gas from under the soil. Installing a vapor barrier under mobile homes … [Read more...] about Best Vapor Barrier Plastic Sheeting for Mobile and Modular Homes
Whether you are a manufacturer, contractor, or installer, you know Millwork and Casework finishes are susceptible to damage anywhere from the factory to the customer. Installing scratch-resistant … [Read more...] about 4 Top Surface Protection Products for Custom Casework and Millwork
A weather protective enclosure made of polyethylene sheeting is paramount for construction projects during the winter. Winter weather brings rain, sleet, snow, high winds, and cold temperatures, which … [Read more...] about Best Weather Protective Enclosure Solutions for Construction Sites
When building an ice rink outdoors, the main concern is whether or not the grass is going to survive the winter underneath all that plastic and ice. The key to a successful ice rink build that does … [Read more...] about The Best Ice Rink Liners to Prevent Grass Damage
Vapor Retarders, once thought of as convenient tools for construction projects, are now codified as mandatory materials to have in the foundation of commercial and residential buildings. As a builder … [Read more...] about What is ASTM E96, and Which Vapor Retarder Does it Require?
Because a large percentage of breathable air in a residential building comes from the crawl space, it is crucial to use a vapor barrier in your encapsulation that meets crawl space code requirements. … [Read more...] about Crawl Space Code Requirements For Vapor Barriers
In the 2021 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC), the guidelines were revised to recommend a minimum 10 mil vapor barrier for use under concrete slabs in residential buildings instead … [Read more...] about What is the Best Vapor Barrier to Use Under Concrete Slabs?
20 mil vapor barriers are the thickest vapor barrier used in crawl spaces and under slab applications. While mil thickness designates a specific thickness to plastic sheeting, other variables, such as … [Read more...] about Vapor Barrier Tips: When Should I Use a 20 mil Vapor Barrier?
The right tape is crucial for crawl space vapor barrier installation. Encapsulating a crawl space requires 2-sided butyl tape and vapor tape for seaming panels. In this blog, we cover why you need a … [Read more...] about Crawl Space Vapor Barrier Tips: What Tapes to Use with My Vapor Barrier?
Approximately 70% of homes have mold, and mold can form in as little as 24 hours after water damage. Without a vapor barrier, mold can cause serious health issues like asthma, acute bronchitis, and … [Read more...] about Finally, a Vapor Barrier That Can Prevent Mold From Growing in Crawl Spaces!