Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > DIY Repair > General DIY Discussions


Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-31-2011, 06:35 AM   #1
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 12
Rewards Points: 10

rigid foam or batt insulation

Good morning all. Looking for some input on insulating my bathroom wall next to my tub. 2x4's that will be covered with cement board and tile. Is it better, from a mold/moisture standpoint to use 3 1/2" of styrofoam or 3 1/2" fiberglas w/ plastic sheeting? and should the fiberglas have paper face? Thanks for any input.

Last edited by mjsparky363; 01-31-2011 at 06:49 AM. Reason: Double post
mjsparky363 is offline   Reply With Quote

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
Putting rigid foam on concrete walls...how to lay DriCore in this setup? ChaoticBliss Building & Construction 14 09-12-2012 05:02 PM
rigid foam insulation on interior itin1200 Building & Construction 24 10-17-2010 07:22 PM
Rafter Vents and Insulation nofx1981 Roofing/Siding 15 03-10-2010 08:14 PM
Rigid Insulation on the interior walls during remodel KHM Building & Construction 2 04-29-2009 09:08 PM
Rigid foam sheathing on top of foam insulation? benjamincall HVAC 12 02-04-2009 12:41 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts

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