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by WorldExplorer44
Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls
Replies: 16
Views: 493

Re: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls

I did buy a new dehumidifier since my first post last week and that has helped.

Should I use a vapor barrier? Is it OK to use the faced batts with the vapor barrier over top of that?
by WorldExplorer44
Sun Jan 13, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls
Replies: 16
Views: 493

Re: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls

I can't say for sure about Pennsylvania in general but pretty much everyone I know that has a basement will have a dehumidifier running. My situation is made worse (I believe) because I have radient floor heat, except in the basement. So there is no forced air like most folks drying out the air in t...
by WorldExplorer44
Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls
Replies: 16
Views: 493

Re: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls

I have two dehumidifiers running 24/7 and it's able to maintain about 55-65%.
by WorldExplorer44
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls
Replies: 16
Views: 493

Vapor Barrier on Basement Walls

I have an unfinished 1200sq ft basement that is partially below grade. I live in Pennsylvania. Always been humid in the space but never had any leaks or anything like that through the walls however I used drylock over all the walls just to be sure. Watching Shannon's video (https://www.youtube.com/w...