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Old 01-26-2012, 09:54 AM   #1
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Faced Inuslation

We have faced insulation should we put plastic over that before we sheetrock our walls?


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Old 01-26-2012, 10:27 AM   #2
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Depends? What is the facing on the insulation?

  • Where is the home located
  • What room are you insulating
  • What is the exterior of the home in those areas
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Before you put up any poly, it may be advisable to read more about their "need" or potential problems therefrom. Most areas of the country do not need them, air sealing and vapor retarding instead. If you are going to ever run air conditioning, poly can be very problematic (as is wet, rotting walls). Buildingscience.com is a great place to start.
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