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Peggy Kapral 10-03-2012 09:14 PM

moisture barrier question in crawlspace
In our crawl space there's a plastic moisture barrier then stone on top. Is that the right way to do it. We were informed it should be the opposite. Stone then plastic?

Peggy Kapral 10-03-2012 09:35 PM

Is just putting plastic moisture barrier enough? Can stone go on top of the plastic in a crawl space?

jaydevries 10-03-2012 10:16 PM

i have seen it both ways. some say put some crushed limestone on top give the crawlspace a sweet smell. i personally do not like gravel in crawl at all due to more likely to puncture the moisture barrier

joecaption 10-04-2012 07:41 AM

Stone serves no purpose under or on top of the plastic. Just using 16" insulation hangers bent in half will hold it in place.

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