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Old 01-19-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
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I'm about to drywall the living room this weekend, I insulated the exterior facing wall with R19 faced fiberglass Insulation & stapled the flanges of the insulation to the studs. should I lay a quick roll of vapor barrier across the wall before I drywall?
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The paper on the insulation is the barrier.

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You do have 2 X 6 wall studs right?
R-19 will only fit in 6" deep wall bays.
2 X 4 would need R-13.
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Sorry I have 2x4 it is R13 my bad. I know the paper is a vapor barrier but for a few extra dollars, I can throw up a roll of plastic. would it hurt to install the plastic also?
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Yes that would be a double vaper barrier a big no no.
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I'm about to drywall the living room this weekend, I insulated the exterior facing wall with R19 faced fiberglass Insulation & stapled the flanges of the insulation to the studs. should I lay a quick roll of vapor barrier across the wall before I drywall?
Thanks for your info \Level
1. Depends on your location.

2. Depends on the exterior material make-up, eg.-- vinyl siding, foamboard, black paper, OSb, ---- could you describe it?

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