Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling > Kitchen & Bath Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2
Share |
Default

Do I need to use vapor barrier?


Do I need to use vapor brier with green board in the bathroom ? I will be tiling over green board, I used unfaced insulation under the green board .

lilycrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 09:26 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 26,189
Default

Do I need to use vapor barrier?


Is this in a shower or tub area? If so the green boards has to come out and be replaced with tile board.

joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 09:49 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2
Default

Do I need to use vapor barrier?


It is a tub area, it has one outside wall
lilycrow is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 10:12 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 26,189
Default

Do I need to use vapor barrier?


It's all got to come down.
Any form of drywall behind tile in a wet area is going to fail.
You really need to think about picking up a book on tiling or at least doing so more reseach before doing any more.
Tile is a one shot deal, done wrong and it's trash.
joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2012, 11:05 PM   #5
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 9,968
Default

Do I need to use vapor barrier?


As Joe said; http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...002_par014.htm

On the bathroom wall, ceiling, no vapor retarder/barrier, notice ceiling framing: http://publicecodes.citation.com/ico...002_par013.htm

Gary
__________________
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
Reply


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





Top of Page | View New Posts

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