Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Building & Construction


Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-31-2010, 10:38 AM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 2,266
Rewards Points: 0
Share |

vapor barrier for outdoor shed concrete slab

yes or no ? it is 11x9, the footer is 2 ft deep and the slab will be about 4" thick. pros and cons of using plastic vapor barrier between the gravel and concrete ?


amakarevic is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2010, 12:47 PM   #2
Registered User
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 9,968
Rewards Points: 0

vapor barrier for outdoor shed concrete slab

With that deep a footing and a gravel base, it sounds like in a cold climate. I would use one to stop the spring warming of the shed and contents from drawing the water vapor under the slab depositing on shed's contents to rust.


If any ads are present in my answer above, I do not condone/support/use the product or services listed, they are there against my permission.
Gary in WA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Gary in WA For This Useful Post:
amakarevic (08-31-2010)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Locating Waste Pipe Under Concrete Slab stubits Plumbing 6 03-10-2010 09:55 PM
Concrete slab to foundation work tntgarv Building & Construction 3 02-28-2010 12:23 PM
How to install conduit in concrete slab mthabault Electrical 4 02-24-2010 10:57 AM
Basement Garage with Concrete Slab: To Vent or not to Vent N-GA-Homeowner Remodeling 3 05-29-2009 06:13 AM
PVC underneath the floor (concrete slab) massimo Building & Construction 6 11-19-2008 10:37 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.