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Old 11-09-2011, 11:35 AM   #1
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Moisture Barriers in Elevated Homes


We have a home which was elevated after a hurricane and flooding.

We are now 11.2 feet above ground, but local codes demand that we put a moisture barrier down. We have two levels of flood vents and 3x 4 opening on each end of the cinder block foundation.

We are required by flood insurance to keep vents and flood doors open at all times. What is the point of putting down plastic, etc at this point.

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Old 11-09-2011, 09:26 PM   #2
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"What is the point of putting down plastic, etc at this point." It sounds like the only reason is to comply w/ a code that does not apply to you. Ain't gov't just great? Put down the visqueen and call it good.

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