Basement Wall Insulation Vapor Barrier

Basement Wall Insulation Vapor Barrier

Plastic vapor barrier against concrete wall, fiberglass insulation inside stud wall, then drywall. Fiberglass insulation inside a “bag” hanging from the rim joist .
The material is stapled to the frame of a basement wall before it is finished with plaster or drywall. A vapor barrier is also helpful to keeping a basement insulated .
The adjacent sketch shows an unfinished, un-insulated, un-heated basement wall. We've shown arrows that indicate where the water vapor goes as the wall .
Mold – when basement vapor barriers are bad. and fiberglass insulation and contacts the cold exterior walls (in winter), it will condense and promote the growth .
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I thought you wanted to have the moisture barrier on the cold side of the insulation. People still using.
Shannon from https://www.house-improvements.com shows you how you can DIY install fiberglass batt.
Read this article to find out how to apply vapor barriers and insulation when adding stud walls to a basement from home improvement expert Danny Lipford.
If you know how to insulate basement walls, you can easily make your. Unfaced insulation does not have vapor barriers, but you might not need a vapor barrier .