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Old 02-06-2007, 05:12 PM   #1
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Sorry....this is in reference to Insulation....
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It's short for: Polyethylene sheeting (Plastic sheeting)
Most common thickness for vapor barriers is 6mm.
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I believe you mean 6 mill, 6 mm would be some heavy stuff, 5/16" thick.
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I believe you mean 6 mill, 6 mm would be some heavy stuff, 5/16" thick.
Ya that's 6 thousandth of an inch
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I believe you mean 6 mill, 6 mm would be some heavy stuff, 5/16" thick.
yep...thanks for catching that...doh...
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It means a sheet of polyethelynene (visqueen) is laid on the ground to form a vapor barrier. It is always installed under a concrete slab and sometimes over bare gound in a crawl space.
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It is always installed under a concrete slab .

Then poked full of holes by the cement guys....
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